Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
With its outstanding employment outcomes, our Sports Journalism degree is the perfect pathway to a career in the sports media industry.
Graduates from this course have progressed to careers within the BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, BT Sport, Eurosport, ESPN, Press Association, the FA, Premier League, the RFU, Rugby Football League, newspapers, professional football (including most of the Premier League clubs) and other sports like F1 and horse racing.
You’ll study practical modules in our state-of-the-art newsrooms. These contain the latest industry-standard equipment. And you’ll be introduced to the practical skills of journalism, including the reporting of sports events using print, online, radio and TV.
You’ll be taught by experienced academics with an impressive network of contacts for you to access – perfect for securing an industry placement.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:
BA (Hons) Sports Journalism
Year 1 (Core)
Writing for Sport
Journalism in Practice
Introduction to Media Law
PR in Practice
Year 2 (Core)
British Media: Behind the Headlines
Year 3 (Core) * Journalism Project * Work Placement and Career Development * Sports Newsday *
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|