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Marketing Management

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Learn to develop innovative and effective ways to distribute, design, price and promote products and services - both in an online and offline context. With your broad theoretical knowledge and relevant practical skills, a career as a successful marketing manager lies ahead of you.

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of the current students is (very) satisfied with the program

National Student Survey, 2021 | n=86

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of the alumni is (very) satisfied with the program

National Alumni Survey, 2020 | n=20

Program and courses

With your broad theoretical knowledge and relevant practical skills, you can expect to be in a highly competitive position when it comes to getting the job you want in marketing. With Marketing Management you will become an expert on analyzing and interpreting consumer and business markets with:

  • Outstanding track record of students and staff. The Best Thesis Award at the Dutch Marketing Awards 2016 and 2017 has been won by one of our Marketing Management students. Multiple teachers have won innovation- and best teaching awards.
  • Strong connection with business practice. Business challenges, company guest lectures, and actual business  cases ensure a strong connection between marketing theory and practice. You acquire the latest ideas from academic research along with insights, techniques, tools and procedures that are used in commercial practice.
  • Personalize your program with various electives to choose fromTake the opportunity to pursue a double degree in collaboration with one of our foreign partner universities.
  • In the first semester of the regular program, you can also apply for the following advanced programs:
    * The Extended Master's Program, which adds a half year traineeship to the regular master's program.
    * The QTEM network program, which adds an additional year to the program which you spend at a QTEM partner university and corporate partner.

Watch this short video for an explanation of the difference between Marketing Management and Marketing Analytics.

Typical courses are:

  • Brand Management
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing Channel Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management

More on the program and courses

  • Laurens van der Hoeven - Marketing Analytics

    Laurens van der Hoeven

    Master's student

    "The quality of education is really high and the professors are really skillful. I did not expect the Master to be so well rounded. In my opinion the program touches almost all facets related to marketing."


  • Ron Willems - Marketing Management

    Ron Willems

    Master's student

    "I'm really enjoying my time at Tilburg University. Compared to HBO, it's a lot more work, but the courses are very interesting. I feel like I have learned a lot so far and am glad I chose this program!"


Career prospects

With your broad theoretical knowledge and relevant practical skills, you can expect to be in a highly competitive position when it comes to getting the marketing job you want. You will be able to choose from a diverse range of positions, such as product/brand manager, online marketer, or sales manager.

Some examples of our graduates' jobs:

  • Marketing Trainee at L'Oréal
  • Management Trainee at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Brand Manager at Perfetti van Melle
  • Category Manager at Anheuser-Busch InBev

Alumni facts

  • Average number of months until first paid job: 2,85
  • Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 91%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,952,-

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2020 | n=20

More on your career prospects

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Application and admission

This Master’s program starts:

End of August and end of January

Best preparatory programs:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from Tilburg University in Business Economics or International Business Administration.
  • Bachelors with a solid foundation in Mathematics and Statistics, Marketing, Marketing Research and Consumer Behavior, Management, Organization, Finance or Accounting, and Academic training.

Pre-master's program:

Open to both Research University students and students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO). 

Tuition fees and scholarships

International students find all information about tuition fees and scholarships here.

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Meet us

Throughout the year you have the opportunity to meet us and learn more about Tilburg University and the programs that we offer. You can take part in various types of events: on-campus, abroad or online.

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