Explore the fast-paced world of Sports Media Production across all types of media on this hands-on, industry-focused course.
- Hands-on learning – you won't just talk about production and broadcasting, you’ll be doing it, alongside the professionals.
- High-spec facilities – industry-standard TV studio, outside broadcasting, gallery and a wide selection of equipment and resources.
- Expert knowledge – you’ll be taught by specialists with industry experience and access to sports networks.
Course structure - year one Alongside an introduction to sports journalism and studio-based sports production, you'll be trained in the elements of shooting and editing sport. You’ll also explore key concepts including critical thinking and analysis, digital creativity and content development. Questions around commissioning, management, leadership and inclusivity, along with an understanding of communication platforms and methods, will also inform your learning. Course structure - year two You'll be introduced to a wider range of sport production practices including outside broadcasting, sports presentation, commentary and interviewing skills. You'll also be introduced to the ethical and legal aspects of sport production. Optional modules give you the chance to develop one or more specialisms, such as e-sports, podcasting, sports documentaries, social media or digital marketing. Year three - Professional Placement Course structure - final year Your final year culminates in a year-long, specialist project, which will form your portfolio. You'll apply all that you've learned to nurture your professional aspirations, and be guided by regular contact with sport and industry practitioners. A range of optional modules will provide further opportunities to specialise, with options including outside broadcasting, studio broadcasting, radio sports, editing and graphics.
The course will include diverse module content and learning approaches, with a firm emphasis on digital technologies, which will be assessed using a variety of analogue and digital formats using writing, making, presentational and production skills. Assessments are designed to enable you to apply your learning, skills, creativity, originality, critical and analytical thinking. They’ll test your understanding of the subject matter, your ability to apply creative approaches to problem solving, and your production skills and competences. On your return to University for your final year, you'll submit your Placement Portfolio, detailing your development on your placement.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With a minimum of 5.5 in each component.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|