Admission requirements

Bachelor of Science Leisure Studies

Do you have a diploma from a Dutch education institution (diplomas from the Netherlands Antilles not included)? See if you meet the admission requirements for Dutch students.

International students

You can be admitted to the programme with:

  • An International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma
  • A European Baccalaureate (EB) diploma
  • Another secondary or high school diploma that equals the Dutch vwo diploma (such as Abitur in Germany)
  • Hbo diploma or propaedeutic certificate

This flowchart of the admission process (pdf) shows how BUas processes your application.

English language requirements

You will also be required to demonstrate sufficient results on one of these tests:

  • Cambridge English Qualification: results (B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency), minimum total score 169 and minimum subscore of 169 for Speaking
  • IELTS Academic test: minimum overall band score of 6.0, and minimum subscore of 6.0 for speaking
  • TOEFL iBT test: minimum score of 80 internet-based, and minimum subscore of 20 for speaking

Exemptions from taking the English test

You do not need to submit English language test results if:

  • you are a Dutch havo or vwo graduate
  • the language of instruction of the secondary school or university you completed or are completing is English in a native English-speaking country (i.e. one of the following countries: Australia, Canada (Quebec excluded), Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States of America)
  • you have obtained a diploma that is included in the list of diplomas compiled by Nuffic and one of your exam subjects was English. Check the list of diplomas (pdf).