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BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

Bournemouth University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    21-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

If you would like an exciting career in the fast-paced, deadline-driven world of sports journalism then this is the course for you. We will help you develop the skills needed to work in a multi-disciplinary sports environment where your TV, radio, print and online skills will help open doors. This course offers:- The opportunity to learn the skills of sports broadcasting- Live blogging and social media coverage of matches and press conferences- How to write high-quality sports features, commentary and analysis - The chance to put your reporting skills to the test at top sporting events. BU’s partnership with AFC Bournemouth has facilitated student coverage of the team’s home games and attendance at pre-match press conferences- Invaluable industry connections and a four-week placement programme with organisations including national and regional media, the BBC and Sky Sports- The chance to learn from experienced professionals including senior industry guest speakers and our successful alumni - The opportunity to make a name for yourself in the world of journalism by publishing your news, views and features across our platforms: BUzz, Nerve Media and The Rock independent newspaper- The potential to acquire transferrable skills that can be applied across the media- The opportunity to study abroad for a semester at one of our partner universities in Canada, Czech Republic or the US.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Opportunity of a work placement on all undergraduate courses and most postgraduate courses.
Home to the UK's only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).
Recognised by the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) as a centre of excellence in tourism.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 97 3

    68th out of 110 7

    55th out of 84 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    121 60%

    42nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    67th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    123 51%

    70th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    54th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    120 60%

    57th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    48th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    73rd

    5

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