International Tourism and Leisure (English)

Professional bachelor (English)

Location: Mechelen -Campus De Vest
  • You are a globetrottter and you love to be ‘on the road’ and discover new things.
  • Your mission? You want to guarantee that others experience the time of their lives on holiday.
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Vicky Steylaerts
Programme Manager
Curt Van de Poel
Study Advisor
Anneliese Messens
Care Coordinator

Courses

  • Phase 1
  • Phase 2
  • Phase 3
  • Phase 1

    Phase 1

    Semester 1

    • English for Tourism
    • World Cultures
    • Business Fundamentals
    • Business Intelligence Fundamentals
    • Entrepreneurial Management
    • Digital Toolkit
    • Survival Dutch OR Taalcompetent4HO
    • Travel Accommodations
    • Language Elective: choose one or more (French/German/Spanish/Chinese)

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

    Semester 2

    • Tourism Fundamentals
    • Culture & Art Topics
    • International Tourism
    • International Trade
    • Emerging Markets
    • Marketing Principles
    • Asian Business Topics
    • Business Analytics
    • Personal Branding
    • Intercultural Communication
    • Electives: choose from Spanish/German/French/Chinese/Asian Business Topics or International Trade
  • Phase 2

    Phase 2

    Semester 1

    • Incoming Tourism
    • Travel Technology
    • Aviation
    • International Project
    • Emerging Markets 2
    • Financial Management
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Entrepreneurial Management
    • Language Elective (French/German/Spanish/Chinese)

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

    Semester 2

    • International Study Exchange
  • Phase 3

    Phase 3

    Semester 1

    • Practicum: choose from Aviation & Business, Touroperating & Leisure, Entrepreneursihp in Tourism
    • Digital Sales in Tourism
    • African Topics
    • Ethical Managerial Problem-solving
    • Bachelor Project
    • Law in Tourism
    • Research and Reporting
    • Cost Price Calculation & Budgetting
    • Language Elective (French/German/Spanish/Chinese)

    Take a look in the programme guide for more details.

    Semester 2

    • Internship
    • Bachelor Project

Why choose International Tourism and Leisure (English)

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Your future: working around the globe

Your limit? The sky … and beyond. You want a fascinating and eventful job in an international context. If that means moving abroad, great! From tour operators to airline companies, you feel at home amongst the main players in the tourism industry.

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Room for business or language electives

This unique International Tourism and Leisure programme offers the opportunity to either enrol in business elective courses, or language electives. The choice is all yours.

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Interculturality

You’ll experience the true meaning of ‘interculturality’ every day. No course book or syllabus can top that. You’ll get to know professionals from all around the world and build your international network from day one. English becomes your mother tongue, the world your new home.

After Graduation

  • Get to work
  • Additional Studies
  • Get to work

    Get to work

    With your bachelor’s degree in International Tourism & Leisure you are desired on the labour market. Or you could start your own project. During your training, you’ll deepen your understanding of tourism and leisure and may well discover the entrepreneur in you.

    You’ll work at travel agencies, in the hospitality industry, for tour operators, incoming agents, tourism boards, museums and cultural organisations, event planners, congress centres, meeting and incentive houses, theme parks, airlines, cruise lines, DMC’s, or as a travel consultant, a conference guest relations sales or project manager… within the tourism sector or in other businesses.

    Graduates have splendid career opportunities all around the world.

  • Additional Studies

    Additional Studies

    Masters

Facilities and student support

A team of professionals gives advice, guides, helps and assists students. In addition to training courses, Thomas More offers a whole range of student facilities. Discover how we can help you.

Info Moments at Thomas More

Visit us during one of our open campus days or learn more about the courses on an infoday.

23 February
Saturday 10h - 16h
27 April
Saturday 10h - 14h
4 September
Wednesday 18h - 21h