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After your Bachelor's in 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. 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.

Accessible Master's programs with a major in Business and Management

With a specialization in Business and Management, you are eligible to apply for the following Master's or Research Master’s programs at Tilburg University:

Some Liberal Arts graduates from Tilburg University have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Please note that some of the following Master’s programs were only accessible if students had successfully completed one or more additional courses:

  • Philosophy and Economics, at the University of Bayreuth in Germany
  • Fashion, Design and Luxury Management, at Grenoble School of Management in France
  • International Humanitarian Action, at Bochum Ruhr-Universität in Germany and Uppsala Universitet in Sweden
  • Media and Business, at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands
  • International Economics and Business, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands

Accessible Master's programs with a major in Law in Europe

With a specialization in Law in Europe, you are eligible to apply for the following Master's or Research Master’s programs at Tilburg University:

Some Liberal Arts graduates from Tilburg University have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Please note that some of the following Master’s programs were only accessible if students had successfully completed one or more additional courses:

  • International Studies and Diplomacy, at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London in the UK
  • J.D. in Californian Law, in England
  • International Relations, at Leiden University in the Netherlands
  • The Political Economy of European Integration, at the Berlin School of Economics and Law in Germany
  • International and European Law, at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • International and World History, a joint Master’s degree in collaboration with Colombia University New York and the London School of Economics and Political Science

Accessible Master's programs with a major in Social Sciences

With a specialization in Social Sciences, you are eligible to apply for the following Master's or Research Master's programs at Tilburg University:

Some Liberal Arts graduates from Tilburg University have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Please note that some of the following Master’s programs were only accessible if students had successfully completed one or more additional courses:

  • Research Master's in Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts, at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands
  • Youth Studies, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in Social Psychology, at VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology, at Maastricht University in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in Sustainable Development, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands
  • Urban Sociology, at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • Social Policy, at London School of Economics and Political Sciences in the UK
  • International Master’s in Peace and Conflict Studies, at Marburg University in Germany
  • Environment and Development, at London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK
  • Sociology, at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic
  • Development and Globalization, at London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK

Accessible Master’s programs with a major in Humanities: European History and Culture

With a specialization in Humanities: European History and Culture, you are eligible to apply for the following Master's and Research Master's programs at Tilburg University:

Some Liberal Arts graduates from Tilburg University have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Please note that some of these Master’s programs were only accessible if students had successfully completed one or more additional courses:

  • European Studies; Ideas and Identities, at London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK
  • Research Master’s in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology, at Maastricht University in the Netherlands
  • Present(ed) History, at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in History: Societies and Institutions (track: Political Culture and National Identities, part of the Leiden Leadership Program), at Leiden University in the Netherlands
  • European Governance, at Leiden University in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in Historical Studies, at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands
  • History of Society: International Relations, at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands
  • Media Studies: New Media Culture, at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in Digital Culture, at the University of Jyväslkylä in Finland
  • Ancient Studies, at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands
  • European History and Civilization, a prestigious Master’s program in joint collaboration with Leiden University in the Netherlands, Pantheon-Sorbonne University in France) and Oxford University in the UK
  • Design Cultures, at VU University Amsterdam in the Netherlands
  • International Relations, at Utrecht University in the Netherlands
  • Research Master’s in Arts and Culture, at Leiden University in the Netherlands

Accessible Master’s programs with a major in Cognitive Neuroscience

With a specialization in Cognitive Neurosciences, you are eligible to apply for the following Master's and Research Master's programs at Tilburg University:

Some Liberal Arts graduates from Tilburg University have continued with a Master's program elsewhere, either in the Netherlands or abroad. Please note that some of these Master’s programs were only accessible if students had successfully completed one or more additional courses:

  • Cognitive Neuroscience – Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Neuroscience and Cognition – Utrecht University
  • Neurosciences – VU University Amsterdam
  • Research Master Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences – Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Research Master Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience – Maastricht University
  • Research Master Cognitive Neuroscience – Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Research Master Cognitive Neuroscience – Leiden University
  • Research Master Neuroscience – Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Cognitive Neuroscience – Durham University, United Kingdom
  • Cognitive Neuroscience: Mind, Brain and Wellbeing – University of Skövde, Sweden
  • Integrative Neuroscience – University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Interdisciplinary Neuroscience – Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Neuroscience – McGill University, Canada
  • Neuroscience – University of Oxford, United Kingdom

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