Bachelor Liberal Arts and Sciences

After your Bachelor's in University College Tilburg: Liberal Arts and Sciences

Upon completion of the Liberal Arts and Sciences program, you will receive an internationally recognized Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from University College Tilburg. The degree awarded depends on the major you have chosen. This Bachelor’s degree allows you to apply for admission to a Master's program at Tilburg University or any other research university in the Netherlands or abroad. Graduates have been admitted to more than 150 different Master's programs worldwide.

Accessible Master's programs per major

Most students pursue a Master's degree after graduating from their three-year Bachelor's degree - before starting their career - as is common in the Netherlands.

Below you can find examples per major of Master's programs you could consider. Sometimes it is necessary to take extra courses in order to be admitted to your preferred Master's program. You can use the minor (30 ECTS) in Year 3 to include (part of) these courses in your curriculum.

Business and Economics

Examples of Master's programs at Tilburg University that graduates with the major Business and Economics chose:

Some Liberal Arts and Sciences graduates have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Some examples:

The Netherlands

  • MSc Business Administration – University of Amsterdam
  • MSc Economics – University of Amsterdam
  • MSc Finance & Investments – Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • MSc Forest and Nature Conservation – Wageningen University
  • MSc Human Resource Management – University of Groningen
  • MSc International Economics and Business – Utrecht University
  • MSc Management of Innovation – Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • MSc Strategic Entrepreneurship – Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • MSc Strategic Management – Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • MSc Sustainable Business and Innovation – Utrecht University

Abroad

  • MA Philosophy & Economics – University of Bayreuth (Germany)
  • MA International Humanitarian Action – Bochum Ruhr-Universität (Germany) and Uppsala University (Sweden)
  • MSc Economic and Social Sciences – Bocconi University Milan (Italy)
  • MSc Environmental Economics and Management – University of Agricultural Sciences Uppsala (Sweden)
  • MSc Fashion, Design and Luxury Management – Grenoble School of Management (France)
  • MSc International Marketing and Brand Management – Lund University (Sweden)
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
Law in an International Context

Examples of Master's programs at Tilburg University that graduates with the major Law in an International Context chose:

Some Liberal Arts and Sciences graduates have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Some examples:

The Netherlands

  • LLM Globalization and Law – Maastricht University

  • LLM International and European Law – University of Amsterdam

  • LLM Law and Politics of International Security – VU University Amsterdam

  • LLM Law (several tracks) – VU University Amsterdam

    • International Migration and Refugee Law
    • Transnational Legal Studies
  • LLM Law: Transnational Legal Studies – VU University Amsterdam

  • LLM Public International Law – Utrecht University

  • MA International Relations – Leiden University

  • MA Research Master Modern History and International Relations – University of Groningen

  • MSc Information Studies – University of Amsterdam

  • MSc Research Master in Public Administration and Organizational Science – Utrecht University

Abroad

  • LLM Law: Human Rights Law – Bristol University (United Kingdom)

  • MA European Studies: Governance and Regulation – Bonn University (Germany)

  • MA Global Studies – Ghent University (Belgium)

  • MA Intelligence & International Security – King’s College, London (United Kingdom)

  • MA International Studies and Diplomacy – School of Oriental and African Studies London (United Kingdom)

  • MA Political Economy of European Integration – Berlin School of Law and Economics (Germany)

  • MA/MSc in International and World History – Columbia University/London School of Economics and Political Science (USA/United Kingdom)

  • MPhil International Relations and Politics – Cambridge University (United Kingdom)

Social Sciences: Human Behavior

Examples of Master's programs at Tilburg University that graduates with the major Social Sciences: Human Behavior chose:

Some Liberal Arts and Sciences graduates have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Some examples:

The Netherlands

  • MA History: Holocaust and Genocide Studies – University of Amsterdam

  • MSc Business Administration (several tracks) – University of Amsterdam

  • MSc Environmental Sciences: Sustainable Development – Utrecht University

  • MSc Health Economics, Policy and Law – Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • MSc Interdisciplinary Social Science: Social Policy and Public Health – Utrecht University

  • MSc International Development Studies – Wageningen University

  • MSc International Relations and Diplomacy – Leiden University

  • MSc Psychology (Dutch) – University of Groningen

  • MSc Psychology: Health and Social Psychology – Maastricht University

  • MSc Research Master Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience – Maastricht University

  • MSc Research Master Migration, Ethnic Relations and Multiculturalism – Utrecht University

  • MSc Research Master Social Psychology – VU University Amsterdam

  • MSc Research Master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts – Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • MSc Sociology (several tracks) – University of Amsterdam

  • MSc Sociology: Governance of Migration and Diversity – Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • MSc Youth Studies – Utrecht University

Abroad

  • MA Critical Gender Studies – Central European University Budapest (Hungary)

  • MA Gender Studies – Linköping University (Sweden)

  • MA International Relations: International Peacekeeping – University of Birmingham (United Kingdom)

  • MA Peace and Conflict Studies – Marburg University (Germany)

  • MA Public Health: Health Promotion and Prevention – University of Bremen (Germany)

  • MSc Environment and Development – London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom)

  • MSc International Social and Public Policy – London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Sociology – Masaryk University Brno (Czech Republic)

  • MSc Urban Regeneration and Management – University of Liverpool (United Kingdom)

Arts and Humanities: Past – Present – Future

Examples of Master's programs at Tilburg University that graduates with the major Arts and Humanities: Past – Present – Future chose:

Some Liberal Arts and Sciences graduates have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Some examples:

The Netherlands

  • MA History – University of Amsterdam
  • MA History of Society: Global History and International Relations – Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • MA International Relations – Leiden University
  • MA International Relations in Historical Perspective – Utrecht University
  • MA Media Culture – Maastricht University
  • MA Media Studies: New Media Culture – University of Amsterdam
  • MA Research Master Historical, Literary & Cultural Studies – Radboud University Nijmegen
  • MA Research Master in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology – Maastricht University MA Research Master in Ancient History – Leiden University
  • MSc History and Philosophy of Science – Utrecht University

Abroad

  • MA Anthropology – Tallinn University (Estonia)

  • MA Europaeum Programme: European History and Civilization – Leiden University, Université Paris (France) and the University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

  • MA Heritage Management – Kent University and AUEB in Athens (UK and Greece)

  • MA History – Aarhus University (Denmark)

  • MA International Relations and Diplomacy (Dutch) – Antwerp University (Belgium)

  • MLitt/MTh Religion, Literature & Culture – University of Glasgow (Scotland)

  • MSc Contemporary History – University of Edinburgh (Scotland)

  • MSc European Studies: Ideas and Identities – London School of Economics (UK)

Cognitive Neuroscience: Brain and Cognition

Examples of (Research) Master's programs at Tilburg University you could consider with the major Cognitive Neuroscience: Brain and Cognition:

Should you consider a (Research) Master at another Dutch university or a university abroad, these might be interesting options to look into:

The Netherlands

  • MSc Artificial Intelligence – Radboud University Nijmegen

  • MSc Cognitive Neuropsychology – VU University Amsterdam

  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience – Radboud University Nijmegen

  • MSc Neuroeconomics – Maastricht University

  • MSc Neuropsychology – Utrecht University

  • MSc Neuroscience and Cognition – Utrecht University

  • MSc Neurosciences – VU University Amsterdam

  • MSc Philosophy of Neuroscience – VU University Amsterdam

  • MSc Research Master Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences – University of Groningen

  • MSc Research Master Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience – Maastricht University

  • MSc Research Master Cognitive Neuroscience – Leiden University

  • MSc Research Master Neuroscience – Erasmus University Rotterdam

Abroad

  • MSc Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience – University of Birmingham (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Clinical, Social and Cognitive Neuroscience – University of London (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Cognition in Science and Society – University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience: Mind, Brain and Wellbeing – University of Skövde (Sweden)

  • MSc Cognitive Science – University of Trento (Italy)

  • MSc Interdisciplinary Neuroscience – Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)

  • MSc IT and Cognition – University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

  • MSc Neuroscience – University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience – Swansea University (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience – University of Nottingham (United Kingdom)

  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience and Clinical Neuropsychology – University of Padua (Italy)