Entry requirements

A 2.ii undergraduate degree or equivalent in Film Studies or a related discipline (e.g. History, Media Studies, Film Studies, English Literature, Sport).

Applicants with equivalent qualifications and/or two years or more industry experience and applications from working professionals with non-graduate qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact us for more information.

Months of entry


Course content

This innovative new MA programme aims to provide students with an understanding of the influence of the historical, social, political, economic and cultural diffusion, distribution and impact of sport.

Blending sport history with the study of the media, culture and society the programme draws on existing subject across the university. Students will be encouraged to think and argue critically about social, economic and political theory to explain the development and differentiation of sport throughout society, and to apply the social and cultural meanings attached to sport and the media and entertainment industries.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English an IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Fees and funding

Please read our Fees & Finances pages for the most up to date information. You can also find out more about Postgraduate Funding & Scholarships on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1248 383717