Short Courses in Hospitality, Leisure & Sports


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Hospitality, leisure and sports includes disciplines related to tourism, recreational activities and fine living, in general. With the increase of tourist activity all over the globe and the diverse leisure options available to date, this field offers rich career opportunities for future business managers and service providers alike.

There are countless different aspects to tourism and hospitality, matched by a rich array of specializations leading to popular job titles as travel agent, hotel and resort staff or tour guide, restaurant manager or transportation professional. A career in tourism requires people-oriented skills, a feel for current trends as well as technical competencies.

Sport science is also a very well developed branch, concerned with the physical and mental training of individuals and teams wishing to reach high levels of performance. With professions like sports coach or trainer, to therapist or nutritionist, universities offer diverse study opportunities in sports science.

Graduates in this broad field develop an advanced awareness of their bodies, knowledge of individual and group psychology, and learn to stay informed about popular entertainment and relaxation opportunities. Management skills are also crucial for professionals in the field, whether they choose to organise a business, a professional sports team, or an individual?s personal training.

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Suggested Short Courses in Hospitality, Leisure & Sports

Short Course Sport Specialisation

On the Sport Specialisation course at VIA University College students specialise in different sports: outdoor, ballgames, dance or gymnastics and parkour.

Certificate Paediatric Sport and Exercise Medicine

Exercise is Medicine for healthy children as well as for children with chronic disease. The Paediatric Sport and Exercise Medicine course from Utrecht Summer School will give a thorough introduction in paediatric sport and exercise medicine.

Certificate International Management Games

Put your management skills to test in this unique International Management Games one-week programme offered at UCFB, led by Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League and a former director of both The Football Association and English Football League.

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Certificate Holistic Approach to Sports Rehabilitation

The Holistic Approach to Sports Rehabilitation programme at Metropolitan College provides an insight in the pathophysiological processes that take place in sports injuries, the physiotherapy assessment and treatment, the return to sports exercises that will have to take place, the nutritional aspects during the rehabilitation period and immediately after.


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