Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sports Journalism

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Course summary

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Study sports journalism within the wider context of journalism as a practice
  • Learn how to produce real journalism content within ethical, legal and institutional constraints and influences
  • Practise assessing and analysing the developing market
  • Gain a historical and theoretical understanding of journalism, and sports journalism’s rich past and challenging future
  • Be encouraged to create content for traditional and emerging platforms
  • Develop your transferable content production skills
  • Start to build your professional contacts and confidence

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Digital Publishing
  • Ethics & Sports Journalism
  • Introduction to Media Law
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport
  • Foundations of Sport Reporting
  • Audio/Visual Sports Reporting
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Digital Newsdays for Sports Journalism
  • Employability in Sports Media
  • Writing Sports Features
  • Sport Broadcasting
  • Multimedia Sports Journalism
  • PR for Journalists
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Portfolio Production
  • Sports Journalism in Practice
  • Journalism Project
  • Magazine Production
In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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

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Sports Journalism at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS