Sports Journalism at York St John University - UCAS

Course summary

Develop your skills in the exciting world of sports journalism. Tell compelling stories and make an impact on media culture. On this industry-focused course you will immerse yourself in the world of sports journalism. Being a great journalist requires the ability to tell compelling human stories that attract global audiences. This course will prepare you for a career reporting on iconic sporting events. On this course you will learn to write, record, film and present across a wide range of sports media platforms. Our audience-focused teaching will demonstrate how to use analytics and SEO strategies to get your story to the people who care about it most. You will explore the future of sports journalism, in which your stories might be experienced in virtual reality (VR) or played as games. The media landscape is rapidly changing and developing. Within your first few weeks you will produce real sports news products for an audience. During years 2 and 3, you will work to deadlines and produce live multimedia broadcasts, and your work will be featured on public facing news outlets. Your learning will be practical, but that hands on experience will be underpinned by academic study concerning media law and regulation. To prepare for a future as a trustworthy and credible journalist, you will develop broad skills in critical thinking and information analysis. Alongside your tutors, who all have professional experience in the industry, you will work with guest editors and industry practitioners. You will build your own professional networks and establish relationships with a variety of media experts. You will be able to get involved in: Writing for The Yorkie, our news website Getting involved with our Students' Union radio station Working with digital media agency, York Mix, to publish your stories online Working on live projects with external clients such as BBC Radio and Aesthetica magazine


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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £14000 Year 1
International £14000 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

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
Sports Journalism at York St John University - UCAS