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Extension study load

Certain programmes in professional and academic education can apply for an extension of the regular study load.

General info

The following programmes can apply:

Professional orientation

  • professional master’s programmes with a study load of 120 credits;
  • joint professional master’s programme as referred to in Section 7.3c of the WHW if the programme is provided in collaboration with an institution abroad, for a study load of 90 credits

Academic orientation

  • academic bachelor’s programmes for a study load of more than 180 credits but no more than 240 credits;
  • academic master’s programmes with a study load of 120 credits;
  • academic master’s programmes that are partially oriented towards religious or philosophical professions with a study load of 180 credits;
  • joint academic master’s programme as referred to in Section 7.3c of the WHW if the programme is provided in collaboration with an institution abroad, for a study load of 90 credits;
  • academic master’s programme leading to a teaching qualification in secondary school subjects, for a study load of at least 120 credits and no more than 180 credits. The board of the institution determines the study load of the programme within that range.

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Rates

In 2022 NVAO charges 900 euros for assessing the extension of the duration of study of a programme

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