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Sports Communications and Digital Media MA

University of Gloucestershire

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, SEP-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is Sports Communications and Digital Media MA?

With sports media rapidly evolving and the growth of digital technology providing career opportunities outside of traditional journalism, this course equips you with the knowledge, skills and contacts to prosper in sports media.

You’ll produce top-quality media content and develop sophisticated strategic communications plans for sports brands. You’ll cover reputation management of players, clubs and brands, crisis communications, and player endorsements, preparing you for both in-house and agency roles.

You’ll learn from staff with experience in managing communication departments of sports clubs and overseeing agency-run media campaigns. Graduates from our Media School have gone on to work for Premier League football clubs, Premiership rugby teams, the Football Association, public relations consultancies and sports communications agencies.

Study style

You’ll be taught in lectures, seminars and workshops in our state-of-the-art media centre, using industry standard studios and technology to hone your production skills.

If you’re progressing on to the Major Practical Project/Dissertation module you’ll be taught in group workshops and you’ll receive one-to-one supervision. You’ll be assessed primarily through essays and portfolios.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work as:

  • Club Media Relations Officer
  • Social Media Manager
  • PR Executive for an agency
  • Multimedia Content Creator.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

From day one, students are supported by a dedicated personal tutor, small classes, and a close community.
Placements, trips and one-to-one support help students build confidence to try new things – preparing them for life after graduation.
With three unique campuses in the beautiful and historic settings of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire offers the best in city and country living.

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