English Language Course

Short course

Overseas students are a valuable part of our growing international identity. Thanks to its global footprint, NHL Stenden attracts students from all over the world. The English Language Course in Leeuwarden helps these students to reach the required level of English (IELTS 6 for undergraduate programmes) and helps them to settle quickly into a new culture and study style. 

The English Language Course is taught in Leeuwarden by teachers from different cultures who are native or near-native speakers; they are qualified and experienced in second language teaching. You will benefit from their expertise and their understanding of the complexities of learning a second language at a high level, as well as using the latest technology. NHL Stenden is also the official Cambridge examination centre for the northern part of the Netherlands.

The English Language Course enables you to:

  • improve your English language skills;
  • learn about problem-solving methods used extensively at NHL Stenden: Problem Based Learning and Design Based Education;
  • prepare yourself for study NHL Stenden and life in Europe.

Overview

Study start

  • February
  • September

Location

  • Leeuwarden

Language

  • English

To follow the English Language Course, you will need:

  • a high school graduation diploma from an accredited institution;
  • an IELTS score of at least 5.0 or TOEFL scores of 500 (paper-based),173 (computer-based) or 60 (internet-based) or a Cambridge ESOL score FCE-C.

Study expenses

February Intake

  Short - 18 weeks
(IELTS 5.5)
Long - 36 weeks
(IELTS 5.0)
Short pre-master 
(IELTS 5.5)

Tuition fee

€3,450

€6,900

€5,000

Books and materials

€240

€350

€210

IELTS Test

€240

€480

€240

Administration Fee

€800

€1,050

€800

September Intake

  Short - 18 weeks
(IELTS 5.5)
Long - 36 weeks
(IELTS 5.0)
Long pre-master
(IELTS 5.0)*
Tuition fee €3,450 €6,900 €8,450
Books and materials €240 €350 €450
IELTS Test

€240

€480 €480
Administration Fee €800 €1,050 €1,050

* Via a combination of NHL Stenden's Short English Language Course and the pre-master programme.

Non-refund policy

NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences applies a strict non-refund policy to all services and expenses.

Practical learning

Study overview

Register

You will automatically receive information about this course as soon as you apply for the study of your choice and it appears you do not meet the English requirements.

Register

You will automatically receive information about this course as soon as you apply for the study of your choice and it appears you do not meet the English requirements.