University Master's Degree in Tourism Management in Cultural Heritage

Training to cultivate tourism professionals with a background in the humanities: capable of innovating and adding value to knowledge management in the tourism-cultural heritage combination.

General information

  • UAB University Master's Degree
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Course begins on 16/10/2023
    Course ends on 24/05/2024
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 13/01/2023
    See the calendar
  • Places: 25 places
  • Teaching timetable: Afternoons
  • Price: EU students: € 79/ credit. This includes taxes and student insurance.
    Non-EU students: € 105/ credit. This includes taxes and student insurance.

    5% disc. Alumni UAB (applicable only on the first enrolment of the whole course)

  • Language: Spanish (90%) and English (10%)
  • Mode: classroom-based learning

  • Teaching centre: Escola Fundació Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona-Formació (affiliated school)

The university master's degree in Cultural Heritage Management for Tourism cultivates professionals capable of applying their knowledge of the humanities to the tourism sector. You can draw on this knowledge to innovate and enhance the tourism-cultural heritage combination in all its facets: geography, history, literature, language, anthropology and sociology.

This master's degree has the following advantages:

  • Knowledge and tools to create added value in tourism activities dealing with the local area and the tangible and intangible heritage.
  • Contributions by tourism professionals to classes.
  • Visits to cultural heritage sites.
  • Focus on the latest developments in cultural tourism in the profession and in research.
  • A two-pronged approach: research-oriented and profession-oriented, to be able to work and conduct research in cultural heritage management for tourism.
  • Access to the PhD programme in Tourism.


The master's degree applies a "learning by doing" methodology to real-life cases through its Live Projects, and the mandatory placements offer an insight into the reality of the sector.

Career options

  • Institutions promoting cultural tourism.
  • Public and private organisations that manage the content needed by the heritage resources of a region.
  • Travel agencies specialising in cultural tourism.
  • Companies that produce tourist guides.
  • Institutions in charge of museums and monuments: both developing content and organising visits.
  • Consulting firms involved in cultural heritage projects.
  • Design of itineraries connecting the humanities with tourism for private companies.


Work placements

Specific grants for this master's degree

Information on calls for grants, prizes or subsidies aimed at the university community can be found on the UAB grants portal. This portal includes all grants offered at the UAB, plus certain calls from other institutions.  

The portal has a specific section for official master's degree grants. 

Coordinator university:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Additional information

Official Master's Degree


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