Application and admission - MSc Tourism, Society and Environment

On this page you will find information on admission and registration for the MSc programme Tourism, Society and Environment at Wageningen University & Research.

Admission requirements

General requirements

Enrolment in an MSc Programme at Wageningen University & Research requires:

  • A BSc degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to your selected programme
  • Sufficient quality of the BSc degree as shown by an average mark of at least 7 (Dutch system), a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least B/B+ (US system) or a classification as 2nd upper (UK system).
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

Specific requirements for the MSc Tourism, Society and Environment

To be accepted into this programme, students are required to have a bachelor's (BA or BSc) degree in one of the social or spatial sciences. Students are also expected to have knowledge of methods and techniques in social science research and knowledge of leisure, tourism and/or social geography.

Do you want to apply? Please follow the application procedure that is applicable for you: Dutch students, EU students, non-EU/EFTA students.

Admission routes

Wageningen University & Research bachelor's

Graduates of the following bachelor's programmes have unconditional admission to the MSc Tourism, Society and Environment:

  • BSc Economie en Beleid
  • BSc Bedrijfs- en Consumentenwetenschappen
  • BSc Gezondheid en Maatschappij
  • BSc Toegepaste Communicatiewetenschappen
  • BSc Internationale Ontwikkelingstudies
  • BSc Bos- en Natuurbeheer
  • BSc Landschapsarchitectuur en Ruimtelijke Planning
  • BSc Tourism

Dutch HBO bachelor's

Students with a Dutch professional bachelor's (HBO) are also eligible to apply. There is no pre-master's to this programme. You may need to follow a few additional courses as a requirement for admission. In that case, the extra courses are followed at the start of the academic year.

Other previous education

In case you are not sure if you are eligible, please contact the study adviser of the MSc Tourism, Society and Environment.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees can vary, depending on for example your nationality and degree.

Find out which tuition fee is applicable for you.

More information

Contact the Student Service Centre for questions about admission and the status of your application.

Contact the study adviser for specific questions about the programme.


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