BA in English Language and Culture

University of Groningen
Groningen, Netherlands
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 42,120

Entry Requirements

  • Diploma / high school (or proof of enrolment with expected date of graduation)
  • Transcript (if your final transcript is not available yet, please send us a temporary transcript and include a list of courses yet to be completed)
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • Proof English/Dutch language proficiency
  • Passport
  • Internet based (itb) TOEFL: 92 (with a minimum of 21 on all items)
  • IELTS Academic Module: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 for all components)


The Bachelor’s degree programme in English Language and Culture concentrates on all aspects of the English language and literature written in English: language proficiency, linguistics and history of the English language, and the literature from the Middle Ages down to the present day, from the birthplace of the language in England to the United States and all parts of the Commonwealth. The programme is characterized by a broad and integrated approach to language and literature, with the latter field often being placed in a sociohistorical framework. The three-year programme acquaints students with various subdisciplines:

  • English proficiency
  • Modern English linguistics
  • Modern English Literature
  • Socio-political and cultural history of the English speaking countries
  • Historical Linguistics and Old and Middle English Literature

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