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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts - BA

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**You will examine the ethical, legal and regulatory context in which sports journalists work and learn about the historical and cultural significance of sport. You will learn how to produce content for print, web, social media, radio and TV audiences.- Learn how to gather, organise, write and present sports news, features and commentary to a professional standard across a variety of platforms. - Gain a critical understanding of the historical, cultural and global context of sport - Equip yourself with the skills necessary to enter a competitive industry as a freelance sports journalist. You will examine the ethical, legal and regulatory context in which sports journalists work and learn about the historical and cultural significance of sport. - You will learn how to produce content for print, web, social media, radio and TV audiences.**How you learn**You learn through:- Lectures- Seminars- Practical sessionsOn the course you learn how the sports department of media organisations operate, how to produce news stories, match reports, commentary, preview features, opinion pieces and personality profiles and how to research and plan sports coverage for radio and television broadcasts. You will gain an understanding of public relations and media liaison techniques, such as how to devise and organise media opportunities and how to write web pages, press releases, news items and promotional material.**Applied learning**Work PlacementsYou will have opportunity to study abroad in Europe, Australia or America and the option to take a placement year to work in industry.

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15 January

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications, including at least 32 points in a relevant* subject. For example:•BBC at A Level.•DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.•A combination of qualifications, which may include EPQ and general studies.* Relevant subjects are • media studies • communication studies • film studies • English • creative writing • a foreign language • sociology • politics • history • psychology • accountancy/finance • business/economics • hospitality/events managemen

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 97 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    112 56%

    57th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    16th

    52
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    80th

    60

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