Through competence-based approach, the Sports Coaching and Management programme from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences prepares students along four main development streams with the focus on:
The teaching is organized in English enabling students to work in an international environment during their work placement and upon completion of the studies.
The competence-based, student-centered studies demand from the students a high degree of independent working skills and self-motivation with the development process built in line with the individual interests and preexisting competencies. During the studies, students are also involved in developing new solutions for coaching and management at the local, national and international level.
The first two years of the studies include intensive studying at the Haaga-Helia UAS Vierumäki Campus, after which the student has a chance to obtain information and knowledge in a real life working environment during the 1–1 1/2 years of work placement.
Key learning outcomes
The key-learning outcomes and learning objectives of the Degree Programme are to equip the students with all the necessary knowledge and competences to successfully persist in demanding working-life situations. During the studies the students have the possibility to either specialize in athlete-centered coaching or in customer-oriented sports services depending on their individual interests and pre-existing knowledge.
Through the studies the students´ knowledge will develop from a concrete and factual knowledge towards an abstract metacognitive knowledge. The existing knowledge and the competences of the students will be assessed at the beginning of the studies and are under a constant evaluation process throughout the studies.
Upon finishing the course the graduate has the opportunities to work in the following areas:
No English language certificate is required to be admitted to Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences!
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
A scholarship system is available in Haaga-Helia UAS in every Bachelor's and Master's degree programme subjected with tuition fees.
A scholarship which covers 20 % of the cost of the annual tuition feeCan be awarded to a Bachelor level student who has completed 55 ECTS credits during two consecutive academic semesters in Haaga-Helia UAS.
A scholarship which covers 30 % of the cost of the last annual tuition feeCan be awarded to a Bachelor level student completing the degree in six academic semesters or less or to a Master level student completing the degree in three academic semesters or less.
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