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 activity tourism and wellness.
Expand and deepen your professional sports competence with further specialization studies (30 ECTS), where you can study commercializing sports services, exergaming (=exercise and gaming combined), adventure tourism or sports coaching, among other specialized subjects. You can also accomplish this package 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.
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