Taught course

Sports Journalism

Institution
Staffordshire University · Digital Technologies and Arts
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

You’ll usually need a minimum 2:1 BA honours degree, but candidates with a 2:2 may be invited to interview.

Mature students can be considered based on experience.

This course requires IELTS 7 (with 6.5 in each band) or equivalent for students whose first language is not English.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Score yourself a winning career with our Sports Journalism MA. Our News Days and work placement opportunities will give you the skills necessary to launch your broadcasting career.

On our Sports Journalism MA, you’ll work with a team of top journalists and academics. You’ll learn how self-shoot and edit a TV package, how to write and present on television and radio and how to operate as a multi-media journalist. Not only this, you’ll learn the advanced theory that underpins journalism, so you’ll always be a step ahead of the game.

Our teaching staff have many years’ experience of working in newspapers, online journalism, radio and television. Also, you’ll have access to cutting-edge equipment throughout your studies.

You’ll undertake a fully assessed work placement and have an opportunity to visit several leading London newsrooms, including Sky News, Sky Sports News, ITV News and The Daily Telegraph, which is included in the course fees.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: MA Sports Journalism

Work placements

You have the option to choose your own work placement.

To help you out, we have connections and work placement arrangements with many leading companies such as:

  • Manchester United TV
  • Eurosport
  • BBC Sport
  • Sky Sports News
  • Birmingham Mail
  • Express & Star
  • The Stoke Sentinel

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Enquries Team
Email
enquiries@staffs.ac.uk