Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £14,000
Domestic tuition: £9,250

Program overview

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.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants with minimum one year of a Bachelor at a recognised institution, with an average score of at least 3.5 out of 5 may be considered for entry International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall OR Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution IELTS score of 6.0, with 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Career opportunities

Graduates from Sports Journalism degree are employed throughout the world of sport, in all the major UK broadcast organisations and beyond (eg Eurosport and IMG Asia). Many of the 92 English professional football league clubs currently employ Staffordshire sports journalism graduates. Others work in sports PR, newspapers, agencies and digital sports media outlets. Those who decide not to pursue a career in the media apply their transferable skills within sectors such as teaching, retail and marketing.

Campus location

Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom

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