Pre-master Leisure Studies

The pre-master Leisure Studies is designed for you as a student with a professional bachelor diploma to prepare you for the academic Master of Science Leisure Studies. It will train your academic skills and it will bring you to a level, content wise, where you will be able to follow the courses in the master.

 Study programme

The pre-master year is split up into two semesters.

First semester:

  • Labour, Care and Leisure
  • Sociology of Leisure
  • Research Methods: Surveys
  • Real-life Project
  • Research Lab

Second semester:

  • Leisure and Urban Development
  • Innovation and Change
  • Research Methods: Data Analysis
  • Thesis

More information about the course details

Study costs

In most cases the tuition fee for this pre-master for the academic year 2018-2019 is € 2,060. This applies to both EEA students and non-EEA students.

More information about tuition fees can be found in the tuition fee regulations (pdf)


If you have any further questions please contact Bertine Bargeman, pre-master coordinator, by sending an e-mail to