Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Leisure Management

Are you a team player with a passion for sports wanting to develop a global outlook and business mindset?

Application period: 8.1.-22.1.2025

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 sports and exercise instruction, coaching and smart training as well as in sports business and management.

At the start of the degree, you will focus on gaining the basic knowledge in sports after which you will apply the acquired theory into practice. Later, you will be instructing sports and exercise, practice coaching and working with real clients and implement various projects and events. Furthermore, you will become familiar with sports technology and learn how to use digital tools to promote physical activity and well-being.


The programme emphasizes developing sports and exercise skills and competencies particularly required in health-promoting physical exercise, business, and sports tourism. Your professional competence will be built upon a multidisciplinary knowledge base, as well as practical and interpersonal skills.

Study Guide

Structure of Studies

The second year of studies will take place in a nearby sports-oriented village called Vuokatti. During the second year, you will deepen your knowledge in the fields of well-being promotion, coaching, testing and sports events.

Tuition fee

There is a tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens starting their studies at KAMK. Read about KAMK’s tuition fee policy from here.

Student Agreement

All non-EU/EEA citizens selected for English-taught studies leading to a Finnish higher education degree must read and approve a Student Agreement before accepting the study place. The Agreement applies to students who will start their studies after 1.1.2023.

Apply to the degree in Studyinfo

Applying to the degree is done through the Studyinfo website during the application period.

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Information about the degree

Other ways to study at KAMK

You can also apply to study at KAMK outside of the joint application period.

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