Onsite Course
1 year
Barcelona, Valencia, Lloret de Mar or Online
18 Students Enrolled
Price3200 €

Master in Sport Tourism Management and Organization
on Campus or Online + In-company Internship

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On Campus version
This 1 academic year intensive training program is designed to produce professionals in the field of Sport Tourism Management and Organization. Sport and animation management in tourism is an industry, growing nowadays. It is a significant economic sector in the world and one where much of the activity can be classified as animation travel. Tourism is also a key source of business and opportunity for both animation and sport operators. Animation facilities, sporting events and cultural festivals all attract tourists, as well as local residents and day visitors. In addition, the synergies between tourism, animation and sport can be seen in the development of new products such as sport tourism. It is therefore important to understand the operation of animation and sport management in tourism and the opportunities it presents internationally, in order to better manage the businesses and to gain a competitive edge.
The main course teaching language is English. The study plan includes a 240 hour module to study a foreign language to choose from Spanish for foreigners, French or Russian. After the theoretic modules are completed or simultaneously with it, all students are invited to complete an internship period.
This training has been specially devised to teach you all the information and skills you need to become a successful sport tourism manager. Instruction is in the form of lectures, learning objectives, videoconference classes, case studies and questions of consideration, key ideas, activities and individual assignments. Examination is in the form of written exams and individual and group assignments and workshop exercises.
All foreign students have to do a Spanish language preparation module to take one of the official state exams of Spanish for Foreigners, DELE or SIELE Global, of the correspondent level A1, A2, B1, B2 or C1. HTL International School is an accredited DELE & SIELE examination center of the Instituto Cervantes.

Online version
Program structure:

  • You will have the Access to the specialized online platform for a period of 9 months with all necessary study materials for all compulsory modules according the study plan
  • All foreign students have to do a Spanish language preparation module to take one of the official state exams of Spanish for Foreigners, DELE or SIELE Global, of the correspondent level A1, A2, B1, B2 or C1. HTL International School is an accredited DELE & SIELE examination center of the Instituto Cervantes.
  • You will have 9 months per academic year to prepare all required for the graduation tests and exams. The exams can be done online or personally at school in Barcelona or Valencia.
  • You will have the possibility to do internship worldwide as HTL student. The school will sign all necessary internship agreements. The internship can run all year round simultaneously with your theoretical online studies. Once the internship is finished, it will be necessary to present the evaluation certificate to count it as a compulsory credit inside your transcript of studies.

Campus location

Barcelona, Valencia, Lloret de Mar or Online


Languages

Instruction language: ENGLISH
Second language: SPANISH
for Foreigners,
FRENCH or RUSSIAN


Duration

1 Year Professional Program
Intakes: October, January, April, July
Timetable: mornings or evenings
Load hours: minimum 72 ECTS


Fees

Enrolment fee: 200 euros
Tuition fee: 3.000 euros
or 2 installment payments of
1.750 euros (only for non-visa students)

Program Details

Admissions

Qualifications

Career Paths

Faculty/Methodology

Internships

Final Exams

To enrol in the Master Degree, it is necessary:
1. to fill the online application form below
2. submit the requested documents:
– passport copy
– last studies transcript
– CV
– English level certificate, if any. If  you don’t have any proof of your English level, you have to fill the online placement test to be completed online before the online application is done. The direct link is on Admissions page.

On successfully completing this Professional Program of Study you will:
1. Be awarded the

  • Master Degree in Sport Tourism Management and Organization
  • DELE Diploma or SIELE Global (Spanish Language for Foreigners official diplomas) or
  • French/Russian Language Level Certificate

2. Have attained an accredited qualification for managerial and supervisory levels showing you possess competence in professional work activities.

3. Have attained a high level qualification equated to the International studies framework as a  Master Degree or Master Universitario according to the Spanish National framework.

The Sport tourism management master degree will open you such important tourism categories as:

  • Animation centers
  • Entertainment and conference venues
  • Recreation centres, health clubs
  • Resorts, hotels, cinemas, theme parks
  • National and regional tourism organisations
  • Sporting organisations
  • Adventure tourism agencies

The types of positions that graduates may occupy include the following:

  • Sports Events Planner
  • Resort/ Sport Club Manager
  • Animator in hotels, resorts, parks and recreation centers
  • Sport travel manager
  • Adventure tourism manager

The program aims for students to acquire the necessary knowledge to work in sport and animation fields in tourism industry. The program focuses on a number of topics, including the people’s needs in sport and animation sphere, the role of leisure and sport in the comercial sector and the influence of the government to this field of tourism industry, the part of animation and sport in national and international tourism, its corelation with natural environment and industrial entertainment.
Upon completion of the program, students should also be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge of basic concepts and trends of sport and animation field in tourism industry.
  • Develop an understanding of demands in sport and animation products and servicies in a modern tourism market.
  • Aquire the main skills for succesful sport and animation management.
  • Gain the knowledge of planning, programming and financial management of sport and animation organizations.

The program blends the on campus theory with the online study platform and in-company practical internship.

After the theoretical part of the courses is finished, all students are invited to do an internship. We recommend to join our internship for a minimum of 3 months. HTL International School has signed a huge variety of educational agreements with different hotel chains, companies and travel operators nationally, mainland and islands.  According to Spanish law, it is possible to do a part time (20 h/week) or full time (40 h/week) internship during the study period or after the theoretical part is finished. Normally, the companies provide some grant, its quantity depends on the company policy regarding the interns.  Some of the internship positions are published directly on our Internships&Jobs Portal. In case you have a company interested in you as an intern in Spain or abroad, please contact us to sign the internship agreement with your company.

  • Degree Thesis
  • Official Exam of Spanish Language for Foreigners DELE or SIELE
  • French/Russian language exam

Master in SPORT TOURISM MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION STUDY PLAN: 72 ECTS

Module I: Sport & Animation management concept and trends

  • Key definitions and principals
  • People´s need and demands
  • General  trends, demographic and socio-economic trends
  • The commercial  sector
  • Government and Sport & Animation
  • Benefits of volunteering and problems for volunteers in Sport & Animation

Module II. Sport & Animation products and services

  • Sport recreation and  international tourism
  • Sport & animation in natural environment
  • Arts, sport and play service for children

Module III. Adventure tourism organization

  • Adventure tours planning, structure, pricing
  • Sport´s event organization
  • Water and surface water sport organization (Sailing, Yacht racing, boat racing, scuba diving, water polo etc)
  • Land sports organization (football, tennis, golf, MotoGP, Formula 1 etc)
  • Mountain sports organization (climbing, hiking, mountain biking, hang gliding, trekking etc)
  • Summer sports (athletics, beach volleyball, handball, gymnastics etc)
  • Winter sports (skiing, biathlon, figure skating, ice hockey etc)
  • Major competition organization (Olympic games, World championship etc)
  • Family adventure tourism organization ( safari trips, camping, rafting etc)

Module IV. Techniques of Sport & Animation management

  • Human Resources in Sport& Animation
  • Planning for Sport & Animation
  • Marketing of Sport & Animation
  • Quality and performance management
  • Financial management
  • Law and Sport & Animation  management
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship in Sport & Animation

Module V. Foreign Language Intensive Course I (Spanish , French or Russian)

  • Official DELE exam of Spanish for Foreigners preparation module
  • General French or Russian Language test according the initial entrance level

Module VI. Spanish/French/Russian Language for the Tourism Sector Module

Module VII. Final Project
·         Project design
·         Research tools
·         Personal reflection
·         Appropriate questionnaire designs
·         Conducting academic research, literature search and review
·         Developing a research question, hypothesis and methodology
·         Managing a research project

Module VIII: Internship

Exams

  • Interdisciplinary Exam
  • Official Exam of Spanish Language for Foreigners DELE or SIELE
  • French/Russian language exam

*One academic hour: 45 minutes


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