• Application Deadline
  • 14 months
    Duration

About

In the International Leisure and Tourism Studies programme offered by the NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences you will explore established theories relating to leisure and tourism (past), discuss current cases (present) and use scenario planning as a tool for identifying future trends and developments (future). The courses contains different education methods such as seminars, workshops, lectures, presentations, group assignments and guest lectures.

NHL Stenden offers the option to accomplish a Dual Degree. Additionally to the MA programme you can enrol for a Master of Science International Leisure and Tourism Studies issued by the University of Derby, which is a leading university in the UK for Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Management. 

Specialisations

1. Entrepreneurship & Innovation

This includes entrepreneur­ ship, innovative concepts and business perspectives. This module is an accelerated research­-based programme designed to provide you with the opportunity to accrue the skills, framework, and learning experiences necessary to create business opportunities in service-oriented organisations, or new companies, by applying entrepreneurial and innovative initiatives.

2. Managing Events Organisations

This module addresses key concepts that help to understand how to manage an events organisation and how to create competitive advantages imperative to success.

3.   ETFI Projects

This module focuses on a research project related to the research programmes of the research unit of the Academy of Leisure & Tourism Management.

Career

Graduates of our master programme in International Leisure, Tourism & Events Management have a variety of career opportunities in the labour market. These include jobs as policymakers at the local, regional or national level or as managers at a hotel chain, theme park or other venues.

Careers open to graduates include:

  • Policy and Planning
  • Research and Education
  • Consultancy and Development
  • Management

Accreditation


Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Leisure and Tourism
  • Quality of Leisure and Tourism
  • Policy and Planning & the future of Leisure and Tourism
  • Master’s thesis and elective

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
    • Single Degree (60 ECTS)
    • Dual Degree (75 ECTS)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

  • You require a Bachelor’s degree to be admitted to the International Leisure and Tourism Studies programme
  • Your application will be assessed on individual merits. A personal interview is part of the application process
  • All applicants for a Master programme at NHL Stenden are required to submit an English proficiency test with their application

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    11500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11500 EUR per year and a duration of 14 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2083 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2083 EUR per year and a duration of 14 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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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