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Tourism Destination Management 

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS)

M.A. On Campus
12 months
10385 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Tourism comes with economic benefits, opportunities and treaths for the businesses in and habitants of a tourism destination. In the Master Tourism Destination Management at Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS), you will learn how to develop strategies for responsible socio-economic growth.

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International professionals in tourism can make a difference. A difference between profit and loss, between chaos and structure, a difference for tourists as well as locals. The tourist industry at tourism destinations is looking for well educated professionals. In this Master Tourism Destination Management at Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUAS) , you learn to analyse, interpret and apply global developments and translate these into new opportunities.

Tourism has developed into a dynamic and fast growing sector, creating an interdisciplinary field of study and research. The tourism industry offers economic benefits, growth and opportunities for people and businesses in destination areas. At the same time, matching demand - from tourists in the areas of origin - and supply - at the tourism destinations - remains a challenge.

After your master

Graduates of the Master Tourism Destination Management are entitled to the degree of Master of Arts and qualified for international policy and advisory positions, international management positions and research positions.


Graduates of the Master Tourism Destination Management qualify for:

International policy and advisory positions

  • international advisory functions related to feasibility analysis of investment projects, business strategy and market penetration or development
  • public strategic functions in the field of development and management of (tourism) destination areas
  • advisory and management functions in the field of visitor management in urban areas, theme parks and nature reserves
  • strategic advisory functions

International management positions

  • international (growth related) management functions in internationally operating businesses (like service companies, hotel chains, tour operators, airlines)
  • international marketing management functions, with destination management organisations or (tourism) marketing consultancy agencies
  • international consultancy positions, either project-based or permanently in commercial consulting or international development organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Marketing, Context and Trends 
  • Destination Stakeholder Management
  • Context Related Research
  • Research Process & Methods 
  • Destination Development, Finance and Organisation
  • Team Performance and Creative Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Please note, we recommend to enrol in time, also for EU/EEA students we suggest to enrol before the 1st of June, but preferably even sooner.






On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

If you want to apply for this master, you should have a bachelor’s degree (BA, BSc., BBA, B Com), for example in the fields of tourism, hotel management, international business, management, economics, law, e-commerce, urban development, geography, social sciences or finance.

Bachelor’s students with such a BBA degree are directly eligible if they meet the following criteria:

  • knowledge (bachelor’s level) of tourism planning and development
  • knowledge (bachelor’s level) of cross-cultural studies
  • academic skills at bachelor’s level (e.g. methods and researching techniques)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10385 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10385 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.


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