Dutch VWO diploma and subject requirements

To be admitted to a bachelor's programme, you have to meet the admission requirements as stated in the table underneath. These are applicable from August 1st, 2007.

English taught bachelor's programmes

Requirements for a Dutch pre-university diploma new 'tweede fase'
Study programme VWO profiel Natuur & Techniek VWO profiel Natuur & Gezondheid VWO profiel Economie en Maatschappij VWO profiel Cultuur en Maatschappij
Animal Sciences Chemistry Chemistry and Math A or B
Environmental Sciences Physics Physics and Chemistry Physics, Chemistry and Math A or B
Food Technology Physics, Chemistry and Math B Physics, Chemistry and Math B
International Land and Water Management Physics Physics Physics and Math A or B
Soil, Water, Atmosphere Physics Physics and Chemistry Physics, Chemistry and Math A or B
Tourism Math A or B

• = directly admissible

Dutch taught bachelor's programmes

Requirements for a Dutch pre-university diploma new 'tweede fase'
Study programme VWO profiel Natuur & Techniek VWO profiel Natuur & Gezondheid VWO profiel Economie en Maatschappij VWO profiel Cultuur en Maatschappij
Agrotechnologie N B/S + N + WB B/S + N + WB
Bedrijfs- en Consumentenwetenschappen WA/WB
Biologie B N Niet toelaatbaar Niet toelaatbaar
Biotechnologie * * 2 vakken uit: B, N, S * B + N + S *
Bos- en Natuurbeheer A/B A/B + WA/WB
Communicatie en Life Sciences
Economie en Beleid WA/WB
Gezondheid en Maatschappij WA/WB
Internationale Ontwikkelingsstudies WA/WB
Landschapsarchitectuur en Ruimtelijke Planning A/B + WA/WB
Moleculaire Levenswetenschappen * N / (WB + NL&T) * N + S + WB * N + S + WB *
Plantenwetenschappen 2 vakken uit: B, N, S B + N + S
Voeding en Gezondheid * * B + S * B + S *

• = directly admissible
* = these are Numerus Fixus study programmes

Didn't take the required subjects?

If you do not meet the requirements stated above, you have to demonstrate your knowledge of the subjects you did not take to be granted admission into the programme. There are multiple options to demonstrate this knowledge.