• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

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.

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.

Career

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

Research positions

  • research functions in the area of international (new) market development, market segmentation or market potential analysis
  • research functions with branch organisations such as WTO, PATA, Tourism 
  • external advisory functions in the area of international corporate, financial and organisational development for small and medium-sized companies

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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • 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.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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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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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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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