The Nuffic Glossary is a list with explanations of terms used in Dutch education.
Also referred to as a 'master's by instruction'. This is a master's degree programme that consists mainly of lectures, exams and perhaps a short thesis. By contrast, a 'research master's' revolves mainly around the thesis. These terms were coined by the Dutch institutions offering the programmes. They are not standard English usage.
Source: Werkgroep Voorlichting over het Nederlandse Hoger Onderwijs, 1999.