Master's students at their graduation ceremony

Marketing Management

1 year English Starts end of August and end of January

Get oriented towards the practice of a marketing manager. Gain a detailed and state of the art view on the 4 P’s of marketing: price, promotion, place, and product - both in an offline as well as in an online context. In addition, marketing analytics courses provide you an excellent toolbox to analyze and interpret the consumer and business market.

94.2%
of the current students is (very) satisfied with the program

National Student Survey, 2018 | n=111

#1
in the field of Business & Economics in the Netherlands

Times Higher Eduction, 2019

#3
worldwide in Marketing Research

Program and courses

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.
  • Opportunity to pursue a dual 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, 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.

Typical courses are:

  • Brand Management
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing Channel Marketing
  • 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!"

     

  • Fleur de Vos - Marketing Analytics

    Fleur de Vos

    Master's student

    "I would like to become a data-driven marketer working for a multinational FMCG company."

     

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: 3
  • Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 89%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,721

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2018 | n=51

More on your career prospects

Students on campus enjoying the good weather

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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