Journalism Studies and Sport at University of Stirling - UCAS

Course summary

Interested in the management and delivery of sport? Wonder how psychology enhances sports performance? Considered the local and global importance and impact of sport? If you’re thinking about a career in sport, a tailored Sports degree from Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence will help you be the difference. We’ve developed a range of combined courses that provides our graduates with a breadth of knowledge and practical experiences that can be applied to a wide range of sport related careers. Our courses are flexible: we offer a wide variety of module options and it can be combined with a range of subjects, including Accountancy, Business, Journalism, Marketing and Education. You can choose from modules exploring four subject areas: • Sports policy and management • Physical activity and health • Sports development and coaching • Sport, culture and society In addition, our extracurricular volunteering opportunities and Sport Union clubs enable you to earn qualifications and gain valuable sport management experience alongside your academic degree. We enjoy strong partnerships with many national governing bodies of sport and other sporting organisations (some of which are based on campus), so you'll benefit from seminars with industry experts and numerous opportunities to gain valuable networking and practical experiences. This is all delivered in a unique and rewarding studying and sporting environment with access to the University's world-class sports facilities. The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide named us Sports University of the Year in 2020. Our graduates are pursuing successful careers in a broad range of roles including sports development, coaching, management, as well as teaching in schools, colleges and universities in the UK and overseas.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Obtain IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill or equivalent.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements there are English language courses which can help you prepare for your degree:

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Scottish students can apply to the Student Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) to have tuition fees paid by the Scottish government. Students from the rest of the UK can apply for financial assistance, including a loan to cover the full cost of the tuition fees, from the Student Loans Company. Fee information for International and EU students, can be found on the course webpage: The University of Stirling offers a range of scholarships, further information can be found on our website:
Journalism Studies and Sport at University of Stirling - UCAS