UCAM - Universidad Catlica San Antonio de Murcia
UCAM was among the first universities to adapt its programs to the European Quality System for Education, following the Bologna Process. In fact, UCAM’s Quality Department is currently assisting the Paraguayan Government to establish a quality assurance body in its respective education system. UCAM has around 340 renowned international strategic partners, among which are several leading colleges and universities around the world, such as UC Berkeley, Stanford, NTU, NUS or Università degli Studi di Bologna. With these partners, UCAM has established students’, staff’ and professors’ exchange programs, joint degrees and other kinds of academic collaborations. UCAM’s teaching method is based on personalized attention with a reduced number of students per class and a personal tutor assigned to each student. UCAM also offers a modern system of distance teaching. UCAM is strongly linked to the business world through study plans responsive to market exigencies, obligatory internships in public and private institutions and enterprises as part of every undergraduate and master's degree, as well as research programs in collaboration with large regional, national and multinational companies. UCAM has a special environment, both culturally and historically. Its main campus is located around the XVIII century Jerónimos Monastery (National Monument) where infrastructures, labs, and research rooms provide UCAM’s students with excellent facilities to combine theoretical knowledge with practical implementation. As a Catholic institution, UCAM’s aim is to offer an integral formation to its students, not only in terms of academic knowledge but also regarding human values by means of academic subjects, volunteering projects, meetings, congresses, and workshops. UCAM is known as the University of Sports. It is the only European university with a professional basketball team in the first national league (ACB League Spain). Furthermore, UCAM competes on a professional level with 20 comparable teams. In the Spanish University Sports Competitions, UCAM won 46 medals, being hailed 2012 Champion competing in 21 disciplines with more than 2000 college athletes. UCAM’s students were awarded about 100 medals in the Olympic Games in Athens, Beijing and London. Moreover, UCAM functions as the educational body of the Spanish LFP (Professional Football League).
Masters Sports Marketing
The content and development of this Master in Sports Marketing has been adjusted to the professional demands that students need in their professional practice. It is aimed at the management and direction of sports organizations, institutions and facilities – both public and private – as well as the design, leadership and development of sports events of any nature or size. At this time of progressive academic adaptation across the European Higher Education Area, it is essential to enlarge UCAM’s postgraduate studies portfolio with a qualitatively high master’s program specifically aimed at obtaining the skills required to compete in a global world. To achieve this, teaching staff has carefully been selected, comprising highly qualified university academics as well as professionals from our country’s top sports institutions.UCAM Spanish Sports University, develops a Postgraduate Studies Program which aims to train its students in the field of Sports Marketing and give them a global vision of this sector in constant change and growth. It has the endorsement of the Spanish Olympic Committee for the development of the Master in Sports Marketing, as well as public and private entities of relevance in the entire national territory.
Due to the great progress made in the sports sector in the last decade, the need to train professionals in all areas of the same is created. Sports Marketing is one of the areas of knowledge to take into greater consideration, since it deals with managing effectively and efficiently each of the organizational and coordinating aspects of sport.
Besides the international study trip, students of Master’s in Sports Marketing will also visit to various public and private sports institutions as well as facilities concerned with the organization of sporting events, of Madrid and Murcia. Throughout the duration of these visits, the students will also attend lectures related to the different subject matter of the course such as: practical knowledge of the organizational functioning and management of sports institutions and complexes; recognizing information systems and performance indicators; quality management model; human resources organization; identification of areas of management; etc.
Some of the sports venues planned to be visited are the following:
• Spanish Olympic Committee (Madrid)
• Rayo Vallecano de Madrid (Madrid)
• Getafe Club de Fútbol (Madrid)
• Agrupación Deportiva Alcorcón (Madrid)
• The Sports Council (Madrid)
• Mutua Open de Madrid (Madrid)
• Ciudad de la Raqueta (Madrid)
• Centro Deportivo del Canal (Madrid)
• Reebok Sport Club (Madrid)
• La Manga Club (Murcia)
• Pinatar Arena Football Center (Murcia)
• UCAM CB (Murcia)
• Juan Carlos Ferrero – Equelite Sport Academy (Alicante)
This Masters Degree is intended to train future sports marketeers for the normal function of directing sports organizations, with special emphasis on their management and planning. To this end, the Masters formulates the acquisition of advanced training of a specialized nature, geared towards a professional qualification.
The Program for the Master in Sports Marketing, is aimed at both professionals who already have experience in the area of sport marketing who want to update their knowledge in a rapidly changing arena, as well as at people who wish to further their career in sports management and planning.
Similarly, it is intended for individuals who are ready to be leaders, contributing to human social and economic sustainable development, leaders with empathy and ethics who put effort into any project they encounter, with a team spirit and an eagerness to help others succeed.
Requirements to get a Spanish student visa?
Before you schedule an appointment at the Spanish Embassy in your country there are a few documents you need to have ready. These visa preparation documents highly vary per nationality and sometimes even per state department of your country. See here a list of requirements that usually need to be presented.
• National visa application form
• Biometric pictures
• Passport with expiry date at least 6 months past the date you are applying for
• Health Insurance Letter from Spanish provider
• Medical Examination, following the current requirements of the Spanish Health Association
• Accommodation Letter
• Bank statement, showing that you can financially sustain yourself during your whole stay in Spain (this amount varies every year, contact us for the up-to-date requirements)
• Invitation and offer letter from a Spanish academic institution
• Visa fees paid
• Most of these documents need to be translated into Spanish by a sworn translator and legalized by the notary or Spanish authorities, depending on your country of origin.
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