Tourism, Culture and Society will jumpstart your career in one of the fastest growing sectors in today’s society. As a graduate, you will be an in-demand professional with a sensitivity to the interplay between culture, society and tourism. And you will be able to find creative solutions and think constructively about changes in the tourism industry.
Your broad theoretical knowledge will make you an eligible candidate for many positions, including: city marketeer, policy maker, consultant or researcher. Many organisations are looking for candidates like you, such as governments, tourism commissions, travel agencies, museums, and festivals. But you can also start your own business in the field of (cultural) tourism.
Do you want to stay in academia after your graduation? Considering doing a PhD programme? At Erasmus University Rotterdam, it is possible to further develop your research skills. After completion of Tourism, Culture and Society you may be eligible for an an abridged programme of the Research Master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts. You will be selected based on your academic motivation and talent.
The master Arts and Culture Studies at Erasmus University counts more than 1000 graduates who completed one of the following specialisations: Arts, Culture & Society, Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship and Tourism, Culture and Society.
On our alumni website you can read the alumni experiences from graduates of our three master specialisations and you will discover how the international, hands-on approach of the master Arts and Culture Studies is reflected in the wide variety of work fields and countries in which our graduates are employed.