Hogeschool Leiden

Bachelor's programmes in Dutch

University of Applied Sciences Leiden offers several Dutch Bachelor's programmes in Dutch in the field of Health, Social Work and Applied Psychology, Management and Business, Education, and Technology.

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Bachelor of Art Therapies

Art Therapy is an interdisciplinary field, combining music, visual arts or drama with different forms of therapy. The overall aim of its practitioners is to enable clients to effect change and growth on a personal level through the use of art materials in a safe and facilitating environment.
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Bachelor of Nursing

As a nurse educated to the Bachelor's degree level, you will meet all EU nursing requirements and will be able to work anywhere in the European Union.
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy

As a physiotherapist, you are a specialist in the human body, concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life, and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention. 
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Bachelor of Social Educational Care

As a social educational care provider, you are a key figure in the daily life of people who rely on support. You will learn to provide support individually or in teams, to attune this support to other forms of assistance and to organise it. You also protect and look after the interests of clients where necessary. 
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Bachelor of Social Work and Social Services

As a social worker, you will work in a range of organisations offering help and support to people with physical, psychological, psychiatric or other problems. You will cooperate with fellow social workers or work in multidisciplinary teams. You will work in organisations for physical or mental healthcare, education, offender rehabilitation, youth welfare, social services, social care, neighbourhood services and care centres for physical rehabilitation. 
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Bachelor of Applied Psychology

With your Bachelor of Applied Psychology, you will be equipped with a knowledge base and practical skills set in the behavioural sciences. Possible areas of employment include health research, human resources, market research, psychological testing and crisis services, product usability research, etc. 
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Bachelor of Education

This programme combines scientific research and knowledge with the practical skills of a primary school educator. Your understanding of child psychology and development, together with the analytical skills you will acquire, will make you a valuable asset for any primary school.
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Bachelor of Education in Primary Schools

As an educator in a primary school, you do more than just teach. You guide children in their learning process and play an important role in their personal development. Besides evaluating your pupils progress and discussing it with parents, you are responsible for evaluating and developing learning methods. 
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Bachelor of Dance in Education

Eurhythmy is an expressive movement art, which can be used therapeutically or pedagogically. More than half of the students and lecturers are from outside the Netherlands, making this one of the most international programmes we have (the main language is Dutch, however). 
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Bachelor of Teacher Education in Welfare and Healthcare

This programme is aimed at professionals in the welfare and healthcare field who wish to teach or become involved in training and coaching programmes at work. Teaching in vocational education and adult education are also possible career choices. 
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Bachelor of Music in Education

As a recognised conservatory programme, Music in Education prepares students to teach music at primary or secondary level. An entrance exam is part of the selection procedure. 
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Bachelor of Teacher Education in Social Skills

Communication, behaviour, self-reliance and social integration are important subjects within this programme. Students acquire teaching and coaching skills, which they can use in (secondary) vocational education. 
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Bachelor of Human Resource Management

As a human resource professional, your role is to advise management, for example in recruiting and hiring new employees. You are involved in strategy and planning to maximise employee productivity within a company. 
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Bachelor of Social Legal Services

As a professional in social legal services, you know your way around the Netherlands legal and regulatory framework. You help people who are having problems related to laws and regulations and are unable to find a solution themselves. 
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Bachelor of Law

The number of laws and regulations has increased over the last few decades. As a Bachelor of Law student, you wil gain theoretical and practical knowledge in this field, which will prepare you for a future career as a legal expert.
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Bachelor of Communication

As a communication manager, there is a wide range of jobs you can choose from. You can work as a spokesperson for a company or as a PR professional. It is also possible to use your creative abilities in developing commercials or other forms of branding. 
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Bachelor of Marketing

You will develop yourself as a professional in the field of sales, marketing communication, marketing and entrepreneurship. As a marketing specialist, you understand what companies and people in companies need. 
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Bachelor of Healthcare Management

From human resources to financial management and improving the quality of healthcare, the healthcare manager plays a central role in these areas. As a Bachelor of Health Care Management student, you will acquire and develop the competencies that a middle manager must possess. You will be able to contribute on an operational and tactical level. 
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Bachelor of Chemistry

During the Bachelor of Chemistry programme, you will work on assignments and study projects, carry out practical assignments and attend lessons and instructional lectures. The first year will give you an impression of the remaining three years of the programme. 
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Bachelor of Biology and Medical Laboratory Research

Graduates in Biology and Medical Laboratory Research can work in a wide variety of areas, from commercial businesses, healthcare, research and government. You will often start your career working in a laboratory conducting research in your area of your specialisation. 
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Bachelor of Information Technology

As a Bachelor of Information Technology student, you can chose from four specialisations. The first year is a broad orientation year. During the second year, you will choose one of four directions in which to specialise: Software Engineering, Forensic Technology, Business IT, and Media Technology. 
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Bachelor of Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a relatively new scientific field. Research in this area is growing increasingly sophisticated, often involving millions of pieces of scientific data. An increasing number of companies, organisations and institutions are discovering that combining existing information with information from databases yields better and faster results. Hence, there is a growing demand for bioinformatics.
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