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Tourism and Culture

Radboud University

Master Postgraduate Nijmegen

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary Become an academic expert in cultural tourism! Radboud University is the only university in the Netherlands that offers an English-taught Master's specialisation in cultural tourism.
Course description Tourism has developed into one of the prime industries in the global economy. According to the World Travel & Tourist Council, the tourism sector supports 1 in 10 jobs on the planet. That's why travel agencies, governments, heritage centers and publishers are increasingly looking for academically trained professionals who can creatively and critically reflect on tourism as a cultural phenomenon, and who are capable of nourishing the cultural interests of tourists with enticing ideas and well-informed stories. By combining historical, literary, art-historical and other disciplinary approaches, and by integrating academic research with practical challenges, the Master's specialisation Tourism and Culture at Radboud University will train you to become an academic expert in cultural tourism.
Study subjects The Master's specialisation in Tourism and Culture has a course load of 60 EC (one year). All courses are offered as academic seminars with about 10-20 students, from various disciplines and national backgrounds. Besides four compulsory courses, students can choose two elective courses.
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes excursion, group discussion, group assignment, lecture, literature study, research, research project, project, seminar, internship, tutorial, working group, self study
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department faculty of Arts
Information about the institution Radboud University Nijmegen is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. A completed Bachelor's degree with Bachelor thesis in Archaeology, Art History, History, Literary Studies, Cultural Studies, Media Studies, English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Philosophy, Liberal Arts or a related discipline.
Language requirements
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English C1
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English C2
IELTS listening 6.5
IELTS overall band 6.5
IELTS reading 6.5
IELTS speaking 6.5
IELTS writing 6.5
TOEFL internet based 90
TOEFL paper based 575
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Sep 2019 1 May 2019 1 Apr 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083n.a.n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), Holland Scholarship, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Brazil, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso China, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Indonesia, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Korea, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Mexico, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Russia, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Thailand, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme - Neso Vietnam, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme China, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme Korea, Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme Taiwan, Oranje Tulip Scholarship - Brazilië, Oranje Tulip Scholarship - Indonesë, OTS South Korea, Radboud Faculty of Arts Study Fund, StuNed Scholarship Programme

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Onderwijsmarketing

studievoorlichting@ru.nl

Anabel Lumbreras

Student advisor

a.lumbreras@let.ru.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsmarketing

study info

studievoorlichting@ru.nl

Telephone number (024) 361 23 45 (opt
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