Curriculum Master Human Geography: Cultural Geography and Tourism

The Master’s specialisation in Cultural Geography and Tourism is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management and is conducted in close cooperation with the Cultural Geography group of the Wageningen University and Research. 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.

* European Credit Transfer System (ECTS): The workload of an academic year is equivalent to 60 European credits (EC), where 1 EC point is 28 hours of study.

Total EC
60 EC
Compulsory courses
P1
P2
P3
P4
Elective courses
P1
P2
P3
P4

A choice of two of the following courses provided by the Wageningen University

Total number EC: 12 EC
'Introduction to Tourism and Society' and 'Sustainable Tourism: Rethinking the Future'
6 EC
  1. P1
  2. P2
Governance of Tourism and Natural Resources
6 EC
  1. P2
Tourist Experiences
6 EC
  1. P3
Tourism & Sustainable Development
6 EC
  1. P4

For more information on the courses mentioned above, take a look at the study guide of Wageningen University.

Free electives
P1
P2
P3
P4
Elective
12 EC
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4

You are free to choose courses that add up to at least 12 EC and meet your interests and needs (for your Master Thesis Research) as long as they, in some way, can be linked to this specialisation and are taught at Master’s level. You can also choose courses from one of the other Human Geography Master specialisations or from other related Master’s programmes. 

Suggestions for elective courses 

Thesis & research
P1
P2
P3
P4