Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management

General

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Program Description

During the studies in the Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) you will learn to create commercial sports and leisure services, implement products and events, instruct sports sessions and provide exercise and nutrition counseling. The studies in this degree include topics such as sports and exercise instruction, coaching and endurance and strength training as well as sport tourism and sports management and leadership.

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences promotes an individualized approach to education, providing its student base with a one-on-one environment where they can develop relationships with both lecturers and peers.  Our facilities' small-town environment allows us to create individualized educational paths that are custom-fitted to students’ future career desires. Students are able to choose between various specializations including arctic sports and tourism, event management or digital marketing to develop their personalized academic path. 

You can also choose your specialisation by going for exchange abroad in one of our many partner universities and benefit from their expertise, for example in sports coaching, health promotion or business.

Graduates of our degree find work in both instructing and coaching as well as administration and management in sports associations, clubs, and gyms. They also possess the knowledge needed to create and run their own sports and leisure business. In addition, graduates of our degree have a solid foundation for continuing their studies in the broad field of sports and leisure management.

Studying Sports at KAMK

The learning environment at KAMK actively encourages the achievement of the stated objective by providing a programme that is both responsive and flexible to the needs of students. Because of the nature of the programme, the learning strategies employed to achieve its objectives are varied; depending on the subject they may include: lectures, PE demonstrations, seminars, individual tutorials, workshops, case study, group work, project work, and research. Interactive learning, team-based coursework and small group sessions form an important element of the learning process of the Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management. The students are also often offered possibilities to participate in planning and arranging different events locally. Participating in real-life events and projects provides students the opportunity to practice the skills they've learned in theory and to prepare for the working life. One of the most popular all-year sports resorts in FInland, Vuokatti, is located just 30 km away. 

Last updated May 2019

About the School

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) offers a selection of degrees that are widely respected by the working community, including Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees delivered in English. If you’r ... Read More

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) offers a selection of degrees that are widely respected by the working community, including Bachelor’s and Master's Degrees delivered in English. If you’re interested in taking advantage of the famous Finnish education, you can choose to study International Business, Esports Business, Sports and Leisure Management or Adventure Tourism at KAMK. Read less