Changes in master's starting September 2017

1 October 2016 — From September 2017 a number of changes will take place in the range of master’s programmes and specialisations. Below you’ll find the new and changed master’s programmes and specialisations starting September 2017. Discover our new programmes and specialisations!

New programmes

Advanced Studies in Law & Finance (to be confirmed by accreditation)

Advanced Studies in Transfer Pricing for Multinational Enterprises(to be confirmed by accreditation)

Pharmacy (starting September 2016)

Statistical Science for the Life and Behavioural Sciences (starting September 2016)

Teaching Languages

New specialisations



Computer Science

International Relations

Middle Eastern Studies

Political Science

Public Sector Management (offered in Dutch)

Changes in programme


  • The specialisations Animal Sciences and Health, Microbial Biotechnology and Health, and Plant Sciences and Natural Products will be discontinued. Students can follow the other specialisations of Biology.

International Relations


Name changes



Crime and Criminal Justice

Public Administration

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