Taught course

Sports Broadcast Journalism

Staffordshire University · Creative Arts and Engineering

Entry requirements

We usually require a 2:1 minimum at BA level, but may be willing to interview those with a 2:2.

Mature students can be considered based on experience.

Overseas students need the equivalent of a 2:1 in the UK and a score of 7.5 in an IELTS test.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MA in Sports Broadcast Journalism is the only course of its type in the UK. It provides professional opportunities in the world of sports media for many postgraduates who are now working at ITV, Sky, ESPN and several top football clubs. The award has been praised and accredited by the BJTC. It is run by professional sports broadcasters and offers an exciting blend of practical and academic subjects.

You will learn the practical essentials of broadcast journalism including use of cameras, TV and radio studios and Final Cut Pro video editing. Newsdays will replicate professional practice and students will report, present and produce to broadcast standards.

Other subjects include sports broadcast studies and sports law; you will also undergo six weeks of work placement in a professional setting; and learn how to produce documentary features.

Fees and funding

See: Postgraduate funding @ Staffordshire University

Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months

Course contact details

Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 1782 294 400