Taught course

Sports Journalism

Institution
Sheffield Hallam University · Creative Media Practice
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

We are willing to consider previous degrees in any discipline from a recognised UK institution or its international equivalent, or relevant professional experience. Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level. We encourage applications from UK and international candidates who • have a diversity of backgrounds • are considering a career in sports journalism • show the required aptitude and potential We base our selection criteria on your relevant experience and potential for development. Previous experience of journalism is preferable, but not necessary. Broad experience or knowledge of sport is helpful.

MA, PgDip, PgCert

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you have a passion for sport and writing, this specialist course gives you a head start working in sports journalism and related careers. You develop the traditional and new media skills needed to work in the area, and you benefit from links with major broadcasting and newspaper organisations, and major sports clubs.

Key points
• Gain the traditional and new media skills needed to work in sports journalism.
• Learn how to manage print, broadcast, online and social media
• Benefit from links to major broadcasting and newspaper organisations and major sports clubs.
• Gain work placements at sports organisations and media sports departments.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences
Email
admissions@shu.ac.uk
Phone
0114 225 5555
Fax
0114 225 3161