Duration:  3,5 academic years (210 credits)
Degree: Bachelor´s degree in Sports and Leisure Management

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. The theme throughout the studies are experiential activities and smart solutions. 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.

During the studies students will have the opportunity to learn about managing and organizing sports events and activities and will carry out projects in close collaboration with sports and tourism companies, teams, and organizations. Projects enable students to deepen the knowledge in their desired area of specialization

Graduates of our degree find work in both instructing and coaching as well as in fitness training, sports business and activity tourism. 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.


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Duration: 210 credits, 3.5 academic years

Degree: Bachelor’s Degree in International Business, Bachelor of Business Admistration

The Bachelor’s Degree in International Business at Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (KAMK) focuses on providing a high quality business education and international business experience. It combines the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required in expert positions in a modern business environment. The degree develops the necessary skills and competences for success in international marketing, with an emphasis on innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit.

The degree focuses on international marketing and digital environments. You will be studying different marketing and management subjects, but also business law, financial accounting, and communication studies.

Students will undertake courses that involve participation in handson business projects, emphasizing interaction within multicultural groups.

Flexibility, an outgoing personality and a strong motivation to learn will greatly influence students’ chances of success in this degree. Graduates of the International Business degree programme typically find work in a variety of positions, such as international marketing, sales and project planning and development.


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Duration:  3,5 academic years (210 credits)
Degree: Bachelor´s degree in Tourism

The Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism at KAMK offers a degree blending theory with practice to provide our graduates with the necessary skills to manage quality tourist experiences and to develop and manage tourism businesses with entrepreneurial attitude. The focus of the degree lies in nature activities, cultural aspects and recreational tourism.

The theme of the Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism is innovative creativity, responsible and sustainable tourism enterprise development, internationality and personal development. Field trips play an important role in this versatile degree

A number of tourism destinations are explored as part of the studies. In this degree you will also spend a lot of time outside the classroom, outdoors and in natural surroundings. The students specialize in adventure tourism or wellbeing tourism. In the adventure tourism module, students will learn to create and commercialize experiences in the form of summer and winter nature and sports tourism activities. The wellbeing tourism module enables students to develop experiential concepts of wellbeing and wellness products as a part of tourism.


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Duration:  3,5 academic years
Degree title: Bachelor Business Administration

Be at the front line of the rapidly growing eSports business! First in Europe, KAMK offers you a chance to study a Bachelor’s Degree in eSports Business. The degree provides you with deeper understanding of the manifold business operations and business elements of competitive gaming. During the studies, you will gain the vital skills needed to master managing and planning eSports as a business enterprise. Upon completion of the required 210 credits within three and a half years, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration. The language of instruction in this programme is English.

As a professional in eSports Business you can be part of developing and managing partnerships and business collaborations (such as advertising, marketing, sponsorship to name a few) or working with developing strategies. Your tasks may also include identifying new products or distribution opportunities, negotiating agreements, sourcing sponsors or do market analyzing, research or financial modeling to help to make the business decisions. You can also be involved in organizing or marketing the tournaments and events in eSports.

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