Taught course

Journalism (Sports)

Institution
University of Lincoln · Lincoln School of Journalism
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Master's programme, run by former and currently practising sports journalists, is designed to prepare you for an exciting career in sports journalism.

You will have the chance to develop the skills to report on local and national sports events and you are given the opportunity to broadcast and produce your own sports content on one of our campus-based media platforms.

The programme’s work placement scheme gives you the opportunity to gain practical experience designed to help prepare you for a career in this sector. Previously, students have been able to draw on experience with BBC Sport and BBC Radio 5 Live, talkSPORT and ITV.

You also have the opportunity to hear from a number of guest speakers. Recent speakers have included BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey, Controller of 5 Live Jonathan Wall, Editor of FourFourTwo David Hall and ITV commentator Clive Tyldesley.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
John Cafferkey
Email
jcafferkey@lincoln.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1522 886898