Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS

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Course summary

If you’d like an exciting career in the fast-paced, deadline-driven world of sports journalism then this is the course for you. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to work in a multi-platform and increasingly digitally focused sports journalism industry. Why study BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism at BU?

  • Take part in authentic news days and provide extensive coverage of local sports including AFC Bournemouth and other clubs
  • Graduate equipped to become a sports and convergence specialist and trained to be agile enough to respond to new technologies and consumer/audience behaviours
  • Showcase your sports journalism to the public via our online platform BUzz, BU’s campus radio station, Nerve magazine and your own social media channels and websites
  • Make invaluable industry connections during a four- or 30-week placement with national and regional media organisations
  • Learn from experienced professionals including senior industry guest speakers and our successful alumni
  • Bournemouth University is ranked in the top 20 universities for Journalism in the Guardian University Guide 2023.
This course includes a foundation year option for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.

Modules

During the Foundation Year, you will study Academic & Professional Practice | Collaborative Communication Project | Media & Current Debates | Media Work. In Year 1, as part of the Degree, you will study: News & Storytelling in Sport 1 | Broadcast Journalism in Sport | Journalism & Society | Research for Journalism | Media Law | Digital Storytelling in Sport | Shorthand 1 |


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
P506
Institution code:
B50
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Student Outcomes

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85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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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 £17800 Year 1
International £17800 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year) at Bournemouth University - UCAS