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Opleiding: South and Southeast Asian Studies

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South and Southeast Asian Studies

After you Bachelor’s programme
You could look for a job directly after your Bachelor studies. This could represent the end of your academic career or just a break before continuing onto a Master’s programme at a later date.University Bachelor’s degrees have a different profile to Bachelor’s degrees from universities of applied science (Hbo). In addition to knowledge and experience, a university Bachelor’s programme also teaches academic skills, whereas a Hbo Bachelor’s programme teaches more practical skills. 

Master’s programmes
Employers tend to prefer academics with a full Master’s degree and a well-defined profile. Most student choose to do a Master’s programme after obtaining their Bachelor’s degree. Click on Master programmes for information on:

  • which Master’s programmes/specialisation are available after each study programme;
  • in which companies and positions graduates of specific Master’s programmes tend to work. 


Needs tips on how to choose the right Master’s programme? Go to this page.  

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