Entry requirements

A first degree with a minimum of a 2:2 (or equivalent) is required. Applicants with appropriate professional experience are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a desire and capacity to study at postgraduate level for a career in broadcasting, journalism and communications.

We ask every applicant to submit a sample of their journalism with their application. If applicants do not have a recent sample, the programme director will set you a written sports journalism task prior to proceeding to interview. When appropriate, applicants will be interviewed in person or via Skype.

Months of entry


Course content

Our master's degree in International Sports Journalism is distinctive in a number of respects; it's the world’s first International Sports Journalism master's degree that explores sport and communications in its international context.

The emphasis we place on globalisation in different regions and countries and the internationalisation of sports communications provides our students with a unique learning experience and will give them a head start in a demanding digital world.

We offer some of the best work experience opportunities in sports communications and boast one of the best teams of academics, sports journalists and communications professionals in the UK.

Underpinned by the academic theory of communications, we aim to develop graduates with critical awareness and practical journalism skills. The course is two thirds practical and one third theoretical. We collaborate with the sports communications industry on a regular basis to keep our curriculum and research up to date.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
020 8240 2394