Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year option) BA (Hons)

Why study BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism at BU?

  • Take part in authentic news days and provide extensive coverage of local sports including AFC Bournemouth and other clubs 
  • Graduate equipped to become a sports and convergence specialist and trained to be agile enough to respond to new technologies and consumer/audience behaviours
  • Showcase your sports journalism to the public via our online platform BUzz, BU’s campus radio station, Nerve magazine and your own social media channels and websites 
  • Make invaluable industry connections during a four- or 30-week placement with national and regional media organisations
  • Learn from experienced professionals including senior industry guest speakers and our successful alumni
  • BU is ranked amongst the top 10 best UK universities for journalism, publishing and PR (The best UK universities 2021 league table - The Guardian).

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

As a new course in 2021, we are proud to have been accredited by the NCTJ for our specially designed sport pathway. Further accreditations will be sought as we transition into the second year of the course. 

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
P505/P506 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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