The Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) is a unique degree combining sports studies with activity tourism and business knowledge. Activity Tourism means adventure-based activities and developing profitable products and services involving experiences or adventure.
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. You can choose to specialize in Recreation and Sports Services, Wellbeing Tourism or Activity Tourism.
During the studies, 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. You can also choose to go for student exchange and complete part of your studies in one of our partner universities around the world.
The Sports and Leisure Management degree provides you with the vital professional skills in sports management supported with knowledge in activity tourism and leisure management and business skills. 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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Last updated March 15, 2018