Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Journalism

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Course summary

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With its outstanding employment outcomes, our Sports Journalism degree is the perfect pathway to a career in the sports media industry. Graduates from this course have progressed to careers within the BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, BT Sport, Eurosport, ESPN, Press Association, the FA, Premier League, the RFU, Rugby Football League, newspapers, professional football (including most of the Premier League clubs) and other sports like F1 and horse racing. You’ll study practical modules in our state-of-the-art newsrooms. These contain the latest industry-standard equipment. And you’ll be introduced to the practical skills of journalism, including the reporting of sports events using print, online, radio and TV. You’ll be taught by experienced academics with an impressive network of contacts for you to access – perfect for securing an industry placement. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

Course details

Modules

Year 1 (Core) Writing for Sport Journalism in Practice Introduction to Media Law PR in Practice Journalism Studies Year 2 (Core) Production Journalism Future Journalism PR Operations Sports Broadcasting Professional Sportwriting British Media: Behind the Headlines Year 3 (Core) * Journalism Project * Work Placement and Career Development * Sports Newsday *


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P501
Institution code:
S72
Campus name:
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sports Journalism at Staffordshire University - UCAS