Exchange programme | Sports Management & Cultural Management

Exchange programme

Location: Turnhout - Campus Turnhout

The Sports Management & Cultural Management Exchange Programme at campus Geel is part of the STAR-Track Programme

Scoring a top job in the sports sector      

  •         Sports are totally your thing.
  •         You like to know what happens behind the scenes.  
  •         You are good at planning and organising.
  •         On your marks! In your first year you will be introduced to business management.  
  •         You work on your economics knowledge and cycle through sports history.  
  •         You stop at (inter)national sports federations.
  •         In your second year, you discover how to develop sponsorship strategies.  
  •         After a thorough media training, you know the (press) profession inside out.  
  •         You organise events and draw up sponsorship plans.  
  •         Later, you can work in the sports, events and leisure sectors.  
  •         For example as a financial, administrative or communication employee.

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Joke Puype
International Coordinator
International Coordinator
For all your questions on study exchange and internships
Sofie Mols
International Coordinator
International Coordinator STAR-Track Programme
For all your questions regarding the STAR-Track Programme
Aitzi Menchaca de Diego
Aitzi Menchaca de Diego
International Office
For all your questions on the application procedure & practical arrangements.
Inge Vervoort -IO
Inge Vervoort
Head International Office

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Setting you up for success. Shine in a multidisciplinary team.

Did you know recruiters invite you based on your resume, but hire you based on your soft skills?
Experience High Impact learning in the STAR-Track. Develop your interdisciplinary and intercultural competences and grow into globally aware citizens and future-proof professionals.

STAR-Track

Programme

  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Courses - Additional Info
  • Conditions
  • Exam regulations
  • Personal coaching
  • STAR-Track
  • Overview

    Join our STAR-Track exchange semester. STAR, Specialist Track for Ambitious Rookies, is a challenging exchange semester for students who want to achieve More. The unique educational concept focuses on interdisciplinary and intercultural learning to enhance students’ entrepreneurial skills and mindset and to develop them into globally aware citizens and future-proof professionals. STAR-Track unites international students from different disciplines (technology, business, sports, social work and orthopedics) and offers them high-impact learning based on real life challenges in an international context. The courses run from mid-September until the end of December, exam period will be organized in January. The STAR-Track semester consists of a total of 30 ECTS: 20 ECTS professional skills combined with 10 ECTS future-proof skills of your students’ choice. 

    The academic year in a nutshell 

  • Courses

    Below you can find an overview of the courses ( under reservation of changes), with the number of credits per phase. Credits express how many hours you need on average to process the subject matter (incl. lessons). Count about 25 to 30 hours for 1 study credit. 

    • We have explained the most important courses in a blue tooltip.  
    • Would you like to know the detailed content of each subject? Check the programme guide
    • Courses marked with a * are offered fully online. This means you don't have to physically come to Belgium to take these courses.

    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
    Practice enterprise sports management with focus on Active and Healthy Lifestyle i Z14435 12 x
    Sports Management & Communication i Z14438 3 x
    Coaching i Z14436 5 x
    FUTURE PROOF SKILLS
    Engineering for Society Z15946 3 x
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    Ethics Z15593 5 x
    Intercultural communication Z14469 5 x
    Project Case Z15589 5 x
    Startup Bootcamp: Climate Launchpad Z15947 3 x
    Survival Dutch i Z13456 3 x
    CodeECTSAutumnSpring
    PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
    Practice enterprise sports management with focus on Active and Healthy Lifestyle i Z14435 12 x
    Sports Management & Communication i Z14438 3 x
    Coaching i Z14436 5 x
    FUTURE PROOF SKILLS
    Engineering for Society Z15946 3 x
    Ethics Z15593 5 x
    Intercultural communication Z14469 5 x
    Project Case Z15589 5 x
    Startup Bootcamp: Climate Launchpad Z15947 3 x
    Survival Dutch i Z13456 3 x
  • Courses - Additional Info

    Please find below more detailed information on some of your courses:

    Professional skills

  • Conditions

    There are no specific pre-requisites for this exchange programme.

  • Exam regulations

    The courses run from mid-September until the end of December, exam period will be organized during the semester and at the end of December. 

  • Personal coaching

    Yes, we care  

    During your exchange you can count on a whole support team to truly make you feel at home at Thomas More. The International Support Team, the International Office, your 'buddy', Student Services (STUVO), all of our lecturers and many more will personally guide you to ensure that you blend in from the beginning and prosper so that we help you to deploy and nurture your talents. You will never feel alone.  

  • STAR-Track

    Are you passionate about people and interested in different disciplines and cultures? Do you aim high and have what it takes to make a difference? Are you ready to shape the future? Do you have an open mind? Do opportunities and challenges trigger you to do more?

    Become a STAR @ Thomas More

    STAR-track is a multi-disciplinary exchange semester in English. Team up with students with a different cultural and study background. A STAR semester consists of a total of 30ECTS which combines 15ECTS professional skills in your field of expertise (business) with 15 ECTS future proof skills of your choice.
    More information in our webpage.

     

Need to know

  • Practical Information
  • Practical Information

    Become a STAR @ Thomas More
    • Do you have questions regarding...
      • the Star-Track Programme? Contact Sofie Mols
      • your courses or Learning Agreement? Contact your International Coordinator !
      • your nominations, application, visa or practical arrangements? Contact the International Office via incoming@thomasmore.be 
    • Application deadline
      • 15 May (to start in September)

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