Tourism Management, B.A. | NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences | Leeuwarden, Netherlands
48 months
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8495 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

Do you have an interest in tourism that extends beyond sunshine, beaches and palm trees? Are you creative and communicative, with a passion for foreign cultures? Do you like to get things done and see projects through from start to finish? If your answer is ‘yes’, the Tourism Management programme at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences could be just the course you are looking for!  

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Overview

During Tourism Management programme, you will gain plenty of international experience. 

The course also has a strong focus on sustainable tourism. You will learn about the impact of tourism on the culture, environment, and economic needs. You will operate at the tourist frontier, specialising in travel products and services across the globe. This way, you work on the future of tourism, while at the same time earning a worldwide-recognised bachelor's degree. 

Leading up to this bright future, you will gain plenty of international experience, with a final internship of 7-10 months abroad. This last year alone will significantly increase your chances of finding an international job after graduation and you may even choose to continue studying for your master’s! 

Career opportunities

As a tourism professional, you will specialise in travel products and services, acting as a central point of contact in a job that is different every day. The principles of sustainable tourism form the backbone of this Tourism Management programme at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences . You learn everything about the impact of tourism on different cultures, the environment and the economic needs that play a central role in tourist destination. You have inspiring ideas about sustainable tourism concepts and know how to respond to changing trends in the industry.

Careers open to you after graduation include:

  • Procurement Manager
  • Marketing and Communication Manager
  • Contracting Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Regional Manager at a travel agency
  • Sales Manager
  • Governmental Policy Officer 

Programme Structure

  • In this programme you learn to look at places from different perspectives of tourism. You put yourself in the shoes of the target group but also the local population and the tourism company. 
  • Through practical assignments, you get to develop your own vision of the field as you apply the knowledge you've gained so as to develop innovative sustainable solutions. 
  • You will study subjects such as research, strategic management, trend analysis and scenario planning as well as, in year 3, two minor subjects in a specific area of tourism management. 
  • You can take these minor subjects at a Grand Tour location in Bali, Thailand, or South Africa. In your final year, a 7-month internship will demonstrate how well you really know the field and your dissertation will prove you can translate academic skills into a feasible solution for an industry-related problem.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to one of our 4-year bachelor programmes, you will need to meet the admission requirements as outlined in Dutch Higher Education law. For 4-year bachelor programme at NHL Stenden, you need a diploma that is at least equivalent to an NLQF 4/EQF 4 level (Dutch/European Qualifications Framework) and comparable to the required Dutch diploma.

3 Year Track

  • To be admitted to one of our 3-year bachelor programmes (also known as fast tracks), you will need to meet the admission requirements as outlined in Dutch Higher Education law. Your diploma must be the equivalent of a Dutch pre-university high school diploma (VWO).

Short Track

  • Successfully completed general secondary education. 
  • Completed a subject-related apprenticeship
  • Or work experience 
  • Each application to the Short Track Programme is assessed individually and can vary widely, depending on educational background and the study programme in question.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8495 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8495 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Leeuwarden

700 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

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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