• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Are you fascinated by the inner workings of the multi-billion-euro leisure industry and would you rather be running Disney World than visiting Cinderella Castle? If you are curious, enterprising, creative, a born organiser and ambitious as well you are exactly the sort of student who will thrive in our Leisure and Events Management programme at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences.

Overview

Key facts

  • Option to specialise in Events, Sports or Art and Culture.
  • Strong focus on sustainable business and intercultural cooperation.
  • Option to complete part of your programme abroad (specialisation and/or internship).
  • Final-year (international) internship to increase your position in the labour job market upon graduation.
  • Receive two certificates in addition to your bachelor’s degree: Event Design Canvas Level 1 and IDEA (Independent Dutch Event Association) 

Career opportunities

A bachelor’s  Leisure and Events Management programme at NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences is your ticket to a career in management, policy-making or consultancy in the world of sports, the media, recreation, and arts and culture. As a student in our course, we expect you to have inspiring ideas about sustainable leisure, be a strategic thinker, and enjoy working as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Careers open to you after graduation include:

  • Event Manager at a sports marketing company.
  • Booking Manager/Entertainment Manager for a major music venue.
  • Marketing and Communications Manager at a theme park.
  • Museum Project Manager.
  • Government Policy Officer focusing on tourism and recreation.
  • Starting your own business.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Specialisations:

  • Event Management
  • Sports Management
  • Art and Culture Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

To be admitted to one of the bachelor programmes you must meet certain admission requirements. NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences recognises the following general international qualifications:   

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or European Baccalaureate Diploma
  • High School diploma or graduation statement (see below) from an accredited institution. 
  • our GCSE/GCE ‘O’ level passes (final grade A, B or C) and two ‘AS’ level passes. These six passes combined must all be in different subjects. 
  • Associate, bachelor's or master's degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8350 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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

If you are thinking about applying to NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences, you may be eligible for a scholarship. We are a proud partner in the Holland Scholarship and Orange Tulip Scholarship programmes. These scholarships award selected international undergraduate students from outside the EU/EEA with a one-time financial contribution. 

In addition, NHL Stenden starts with a new Excellency Scholarship for bachelor students. This is a performance-based scholarship. This means that you cannot apply for it before starting your studies. It will be granted to our best-performing NON-EU/EEA bachelor students during their first and second year of being a student at NHL Stenden. 

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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