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MScHuman Geography: Cultural Geography and Tourism

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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Overview

In this specialisation you will learn to understand and interpret advanced theories and practices of leisure and tourism and the interaction between tourism and the social, cultural and physical environment.

Master’s specialisation Cultural Geography and Tourism: something for you?

- This Master’s prepares you as a full-fledged academic in this field and as such is unique in the Netherlands.
- Although the foundation of this specialisation is geographical, the approach to this theme is highly multidisciplinary to include related fields.
- You will conduct your Master’s thesis research in the framework of a research internship at an organisation active in a field related to tourism.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Cultural Geography and Tourism is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year) and offers space for elective courses, with which students can give their programme their own personal finishing touch. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

The Master’s specialisation in Cultural Geography and Tourism provides graduates entry into rapidly growing sectors of the job market, be it government, business or academia. Graduates will be able to apply the scientific insights and practical skills acquired to topics as varied as the development and marketing of places, tourism industries, planning, sustainability, cultural diversity.

With expertise gained during this Master’s, a graduate can be employed in a wide range of jobs, both in and outside the Netherlands, for example:

- Government agency: as city or region manager, city or region marketer, city or landscape planner, etc.
- Semi-government agencies such as development agencies, cultural planning agencies, but also research institutes: as researcher, consultant, advisor, policymaker, etc.
- Private industry: as event manager, museum director, city or region marketer, consultant, journalist, PR-manager, tourist office manager, event manager.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States