Where instruction joins innovation
Bachelor's Degree in Sports and Leisure Management
The fully English-taught Sports and Leisure Management degree at KAMK is a unique degree in Finland. We offer you a versatile degree that develops your professional skillset and competences in coaching and leadership but also in instructing, health enhancing, sport tourism and exergaming, with a global outlook.
Are you a team player with a passion for sports?
Our compact university of applied sciences offers you the synergy between the degrees in Sports and Business, bringing together the professional side of sports with the know-how applied to sports business. The degree is a combination of practice and theory, providing you with the strong theoretical background to succeed in the practical work.
During the studies, you will gain real-life work experience from hands-on projects with local companies and two practical training periods. This will enhance your opportunities to find employment opportunities after graduation.
Studying Sports and Leisure Management
During the studies, you will be developing your sports and coaching competences, but also communication, leadership and marketing skills. You will also learn to work on hands-on projects and arrange events. To support the sports competence gained from the professional studies, you will dive in deeper in arctic sports and tourism. In the Arctic Sports and Tourism -module you will learn about active and passive sport tourism and identify the key characteristics of adventure experience creation process as well and learn to plan and implement nature-based activity programmes.
NEW!! The second year of studies will take place in a nearby sports-oriented village called Vuokatti! During the second year of studies, you will deepen your knowledge in the fields of well-being promotion, coaching, testing and sports events. At the same time, you will also live and breathe well-being, physical activity and sports! Vuokatti is a unique year-round paradise for top sports, active people and holidaymakers! It is located 30 km from Kajaani.
Our cooperation with Vuokatti Sports Academy, Vuokatti-Ruka Sports Academy, Vuokatti Olympic Training Centre and Sotkamo Municipality guarantees you a high-quality education and environment at KAMK!
Graduates of this programme will have attained skills that make them suitable to be employed in a variety of sports and leisure organisations, associations, clubs and businesses, and they will also possess the know-how to run their own sports and leisure enterprises.
Your future job title might be Sports Instructor, Sports Consultant, Coach or Personal Trainer, for example, but you will be also able to work in different kinds of development, planning or training roles within the field of sports or activity tourism, or work in managing and organising sports events and activities.
Bachelor of Sports Studies
Bachelor of Sports Studies