Taught course

Journalism - Sports

University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Journalism

Entry requirements

A good honours degree

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers a professional education in journalism, equipping graduates for careers in the sports media. It gives an academic analysis of a range of critical approaches to the subject.

The MA Sports Journalism enables you to develop a range of skills. You will receive tuition from industry professionals and have the opportunity to report live from sports events and to build contacts in the sports media industry.

Hands-on experience is available at Siren FM, the UK’s first community radio station based at a university. It has a full-time licence from Ofcom and broadcasts around 60 hours of locally produced material each week. The School has a unique relationship with Lincoln’s award-winning local newspaper, the Lincolnshire Echo, which is based next to the campus.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Enquriy Centre
+44 (0)1522 886644
+44 (0)1522 886880