B.Sc. On Campus

Leisure Studies

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)

36 months
8906 EUR/year
1084 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Do you want to become an expert in finding and understanding answers to complex issues in the leisure sector? Join our Bachelor of Science in Leisure Studies at Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)!


How can we predict trends in the way people spend their leisure time? How can traditional leisure businesses use social media more effectively to attract people? What new business models and strategies are needed in an increasingly complex and dynamic leisure sector? You will find the answers – and more – in the only academic bachelor's programme in the field of leisure in the Netherlands.

After your bachelor

After graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Leisure Studies at Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) you approach the leisure industry from both a social and a business point of view. Career examples are: strategic manager in a theme park, policy officer in the field of culture, consultant or researcher in the field of tourism and events.

Programme Structure


  • In the first year, you will get a solid introduction to different sectors of business and social science, as well as research methods, underscoring the varied nature of the leisure field. 
  • In the second year, you will strengthen your knowledge on what kinds of activities people choose in their leisure time, and how companies can organise those activities and profit from them.
  • In the fifth semester, you will choose a minor at another university, preferably abroad (via our network of partner universities) or in the Netherlands. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to this degree programme, you need a vwo diploma with an appropriate profile, or an equivalent of these Dutch diploma. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8906 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8906 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1084 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1084 EUR per year during 36 months.

First-year students pay €542

Living costs for Breda

1100 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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