Alumni afstudeerceremonie

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.

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

National Student Survey, 2023 | n=72

worldwide in Business & Economics

US News Best Global Universities, 2023

worldwide in Management

Program and courses

In this program, you learn to understand consumer decision-making, and you are trained to strategically communicate, effectively brand, and efficiently distribute products and services. With Marketing Management you will become an expert in analyzing and interpreting consumer and business markets

Characteristics of this program are:

  • Outstanding track record of students and staff.  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 from, or take the opportunity to pursue a double degree in collaboration with one of our foreign partner universities.
  • Blended learning in various courses: interactive on-campus lectures are supplemented with online materials.
  • 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.

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


    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


    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

  • Is (very) satisfied with the Master's program: 89%
  • Gross monthly income one year after graduation: € 2,799
  • Would choose the same program at Tilburg University: 81%

Source: National Alumni Survey, 2021 | n=27

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.

Interested in this program?

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More information on this Master's program

Create your own e-brochure with information on program content, admission requirements, career prospects, and student life in Tilburg. Throughout the year you can take part in various types of events: on-campus, abroad or online.

Interested in the MSc Marketing Management?

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