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School of Tourism and Sports

The studies in Tourism provides an understanding of sustainable and responsible tourism in addition to possibility to enhance business competence to succeed in working in the international tourism industry. Main focus on Tourism studies is in Hospitality Management but students can select courses and modules from other specialization studies as well, such as Arctic Sports and Tourism, Event Management and Marketing Communications.

The studies in Sports and Leisure Managements offers versatile courses that develops professional skillset and competences in management and leadership but also in coaching and instructing, health enhancing, sport tourism and exergaming, with a global outlook. Sports students can also choose courses and modules from other specialization studies as well, such as Arctic Sports and Tourism, Event Management and Marketing Communications.

For the Tourism and Sports courses and the related study trips, you may need for example hiking shoes, windproof clothes and a sleeping bag, so consider bringing them with you. 

We also offer a beginner's course in Finnish, Finnish for Exchange Students (3 ECTS) which is recommended for all exchange students. 1 Finnish credit (cr) is equal to 1 ECTS credit. This equals to approx. 27 hours of a student's work.  Please note that if you choose courses from different groups and study years, the lessons will most likely overlap. 

Note also that there might be changes in the timing and courses offered also later.

For one semester, the recommended amount of credits to choose is 30 ECTS. Please note that certain courses may be included in modules and that such courses may not be available to be selected without taking the full module. 

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