• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

As the first of its kind in the Netherlands, this scientific programme deals with developments in tourism and the interrelationships between tourism, the economy, society and the environment. 

You will learn how to study tourism from different scientific perspectives. After graduation of the Bachelor in tourism, you can apply your knowledge to the sustainable development of tourism, or continue your education with a master's programme.

What are the unique programme aspects?

  • Interdisciplinary study of tourism combining social, economic and environmental sciences.
  • Joint academic degree of WUR and Breda University of Applied Sciences.
  • Conclusion of the second year with an international field project in South-East Asia, Africa or Latin America.

Future career and masters

The BSc Tourism prepares students for a broad range of MSc programs or direct career opportunities. The BSc Tourism is a relatively young program that started since September 2010. Our first graduates entered diverse MSc programs and careers in five thematic directions. These directions are within the themes of: Leisure and Tourism; Environmental Sciences; Society and Culture; Economics and Management or International Development.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Society, history & globalisation
  • Tourism economics
  • Tourism & environment
  • Tourism, principles & practice
  • Research methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Be in possession of a secondary school leaving certificate (a Dutch ‘vwo-diploma’) or an equivalent to the Dutch pre-university diploma, and;
  • Have studied certain subjects (at the required level) relevant to the programme you are applying for, and;
  • Meet the English language requirements.
  • For Dutch taught programmes you also have to meet the Dutch language requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15700 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Wageningen

  • 700 - 800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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