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Sport Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Teesside University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Summary**: This degree includes an integrated foundation year if you do not have the appropriate subjects and/or grades for entry to year one of the degree. Whether you’re passionate about covering Premier League football, the Olympics, Formula One or netball, this course equips you with the skills to build a career in one of the most competitive areas of the media.**Course details**: Delivered by professional journalists with top-level experience in TV, radio, print and online, you learn how to file a match report and interview leading athletes, as well as analysing the social, political and economic aspects of the global sport industry. Our practical multimedia and academic ethos means you will be equally comfortable working with words, pictures or audio across all platforms, including social media. Alongside this you develop your critical skills to tackle key questions such as doping, corruption and equality in sport. You learn by doing, building an impressive portfolio of published work, and have the opportunity to report on live football at Middlesbrough Football Club.Work experience is integral to this programme. We have long-established contacts across regional and national media, including The Gazette, Sky Sports News and i newspaper, as well as with partner sports organisations including Middlesbrough Football Club and Tees Valley Sport.**After the course**: When you successfully complete the foundation year, you can progress to the first year of the degree. Graduates have progressed to cover sport for Sky Sports and BBC Tees.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,000per year

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University information

Teesside University, Middlesbrough

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    Teesside University, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS1 3BX, England

To get students off to the best possible start, Teesside University meets international students at the airport and takes them to their accommodation for free.
With an English language café and orientation activities throughout the year, Teesside University is experienced in helping international students feel at home.
Teesside University offers a range of scholarships to international and EU students, making the transition to UK study more affordable.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 97 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    110 55%

    63rd

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    42nd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.31 86%

    2nd

    8

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