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Sports Journalism (with a Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

With its outstanding employment outcomes, our Sports Journalism degree is the perfect pathway to a career in the sports media industry.Graduates from this course have progressed to careers within the BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, BT Sport, Eurosport, ESPN, Press Association, the FA, Premier League, the RFU, Rugby Football League, newspapers, professional football (including most of the Premier League clubs) and other sports like F1 and horse racing.You’ll study practical modules in our state-of-the-art newsrooms. These contain the latest industry-standard equipment. And you’ll be introduced to the practical skills of journalism, including the reporting of sports events using print, online, radio and TV.You’ll be taught by experienced academics with an impressive network of contacts for you to access – perfect for securing an industry placement.During the Foundation Year you will gain confidence in relation to your academic skills and learn about the fundamentals of writing within a journalism and media context as well as being introduced to some of the key technologies and theories that underpin sports journalism.On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award:BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 97 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 53%

    74th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    78th

    57

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