What will I learn?

Discover the world of tourism: a world where everything revolves around entrepreneurship, hospitality and creativity. This short degree is a customised programme based on your current knowledge and experience in hospitality business

During your study programme

The Tourism Management programme relates directly to issues and developments within the industry. You will work on real life business cases and learn to recognize opportunities, taking into account both people and nature. You will know exactly what travelers want, how you create the best experience for them and how you provide hospitable service.

After graduation

Tourism is changing rapidly. Traditional positions such as product manager at a tour operator or staff member at a resort still exist. But there are plenty of new opportunities in many different areas. You could be hired by local councils or consultancy agencies to redevelop regions. You could also start your own business, work for one of the innovators in the industry or for an online platform.

Career prospects

​You are an agile professional with a proactive and inquisitive approach and are adept at signaling and anticipating changes and developments.

Job opportunities in Tourism Management

​As a professional you look beyond the borders of your own sector, because you believe that is the only way to find innovative solutions to the complex challenges in tourism. After all, you have unrivalled knowledge of how to create value for tourists now and in the future and know how hospitality organizations can capitalize on the changing needs. Your degree in Tourism Management is your ticket to a wide range of interesting jobs.

  • Advisor leisure economics
  • City marketer
  • Product manager

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
€7,800.00 (US$ 9,243) per year
Start date

September 2020


Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Deventer Campus,

Handelskade 75,



7417, Netherlands

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: A TOEFL score of TOEFL 500.

For international students

A minimum of three years of higher education (leading to a bachelor's degree) in Tourism or Hotel Management or a closely related field such as consumer affairs, catering management or other related management fields. A study path will be determined (how many and which semesters) based on previous education, knowledge and/or vocational experience.

TOEFL 550 or IELTS 6.0

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Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU)