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Applied Sciences

Leisure/Sports Management & Sports Studies

Bachelor in Sports & Leisure Management

3.5 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

The objective of this is to provide students with a high quality, academic yet practical education in the field of sports.

Students will be prepared for coaching and to develop their own field of sports. Their professional competence will be built upon a multidisciplinary knowledge base, as well as practical and interpersonal skills. They will also be able to operate within different kinds of working groups and networks. Graduates of this programme will be suitable for employment in sports and leisure organisations, associations, clubs and businesses and they will possess the know-how to run their own sports and leisure enterprises. Future roles could be as a: Sports Instructor, Coach or Personal Trainer.

Programme content

Basic Studies: Communication Skills; Personal Development Programme; Interpersonal Skills; Academic Writing; Finnish for Foreigners

Professional Studies: Health Promotion; Anatomy and Physiology; Exercise Physiology; Adapted Physical Education; Human Motor Development; Coaching; Exercise and Health Counselling; nutrition; First Aid and Health Risks; Pedagogy and Didactics; Leadership & Entrepreneurship in the Field of Physical Activity; Physical Activity (Ice Sports, Skiing, Ball Sports, Gymnastics, Gym Training, Musical Exercise, Athletics, Aquatics); Research Studies
Specialisations: Coaching (Health Exercise Coaching; Applications of Exercises; Development of Physical Qualities; Managing a Training Process; Sports Psychology; Sports Nutrition)

Free Choice Studies: Five from: Sociology of Sports; Physical Exercise for the Disabled; Sports Injuries; Taping and Massage; Aquatic Sports; Digital Games; Dance; Product Development

Practical Training



The college does not currently offer a related Masters programme, taught through English

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels & 3 GCSEs

Transfer opportunities for students with relevant qualifications from Further Education.

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H5

Transfer opportunities for students with relevant qualifications from Further Education.



Yes: Letter of Motivation

The deadline for receipt of final school leaving certificates is on 15 July

04 January

18 January

* extended deadline of 11.04.23 now limited to holders of qualifications from Finnish open university system