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Tourism

The programme gives you insight into market communication and marketing, organisation and management as well as tourism and public policy. You will learn about trends in tourism and find out how to create new solutions for tourists. You can choose to do an internship in Denmark or study abroad in the third semester.

The programme gives you insight into market communication and marketing, organisation and management as well as tourism and public policy.

You will learn about trends in tourism and find out how to create new solutions for tourists. You can choose to do an internship in Denmark or study abroad in the third semester.

Name: Tourism

Type: MSc Programme

Duration: 2 years

European transfer credits: 120 ECTS

Language: English

DQF: 7

The programme focuses on these key aspects of tourism:

  • Market communication and marketing
  • Organisation and management
  • Tourism and public policy

You will learn to analyse trends in tourism and obtain skills in creating innovative solutions.

During the 3rd semester you have the possibility to do an internship at a Danish or international company or organisation. Or, you can take your 3rd semester at a university abroad.

Teaching varies between courses and project work together with other students. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussions.

The final semester you will be writing your MA thesis.

Tourism can be studied as a:

  • 2-year MA programme (120 ECTS)

You also have the possibility to take single courses or subjects within the programme.

Graduation from the master degree programme confers the title Master of Arts (MA).

Danish Qualification framework (DQF)

The programme is graded at level 7 in the Danish Qualification Framework for Lifelong Learning. The Qualification Framework contains levels 1-8 and defines the expected benefit of an education programme. Read more about Danish Qualification Framework.

Educational Institutions

You can study Tourism at Aalborg University (Aalborg Universitet). The programme is offered at two locations: Aalborg and Copenhagen

Entry Requirements

To be admitted to an MA programme, you must have a bachelor degree in a relevant subject.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.

Contact the educational institution to which you wish to apply for detailed information on entry requirements and required English proficiency levels.

To find out how you can get your foreign certificate assessed for recognition here in Denmark, see the Danish Agency for International Education.

Admission

The application deadline for MA programmes varies according to the educational institution. Contact the individual institution for further information regarding its application deadline and forms.

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students, unless you are a student from a Nordic or EU country, or from Liechtenstein.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

Contact the individual institution for more specific information.

Semester Start

An academic year is made up of two semesters, which begin around September 1 and February 1.

For Further Information

You may find a list of courses taught in Danish at the Danish Ministry of Education website

UddannelsesGuiden.dk

You may find a list of courses taught in Danish at the Danish Ministry of Education website

UddannelsesGuiden.dk

You can find information on practical issues related to your study visit in Denmark with Danish Agency for International Education:

www.studyindenmark.dk

www.iu.dk