University Teacher Training: Career Prospects

As a graduate of University Teacher Training, you are immediately eligible for a job in primary education. As you possess both a Teacher Training diploma and a Bachelor's diploma in Education, you bring a great deal of added value to the profession. In addition to professional skills, you also possess academic skills: you are analytical and you view professional practice from an academic perspective. You have learned to critically examine professional practice, to keep asking questions and to continually strive for improvement. You have a broad basis of theoretical knowledge and know how to apply it. This makes you a welcome addition to any primary school. However, you can also choose to continue your studies and take a Master's programme in Education, enabling you to work as an educationalist.

Where do graduates work?

Teachers and educationalists occupy a strong position in the job market. The combination of professional practice, your academic training and your work placements ensures that you are well prepared for the job market. Following your studies, you can work in a huge variety of areas from primary education to academia and from schools to municipalities.

Postgraduate programmes

University Teacher Training graduates can progress to education-related Master's programmes at either the higher professional education (HBO) or university (WO) level. You can also take further training for positions in policymaking or research, or you can further specialise in primary education. You can read more about postgraduate programmes here.