Sport Journalism BA (Hons)

The growth and commercialisation of sport and rapid development of digital and social media tools makes sports journalism an exciting and fast-moving branch of the industry.

This specialist course enables you to develop the practical and critical skills needed by 21st century sports journalists - covering the traditional research and writing skills as well as those needed to handle new and developing media forms.

Inform your journalism with knowledge of the wider political, social, historical and economic sporting environment, and gain core communication skills, and ethical and legal knowledge essential to all journalists.

BA (Hons) Award
October Start
Full-time Study Mode
3 years Duration
P590 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

We will consider you as an individual and take into account all elements of your application, not just your qualifications. We are looking for breadth and depth in your current studies and enthusiasm for the subject you wish to study.

UCAS has introduced a new tariff for courses starting from September 2017. This means the points you will be asked for are different to previous years but the grades you receive have not changed.

At least 80 points with 64 points from 2 A level passes at C or above.

At least 80 points with 64 from Merit Merit in two BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas or one BTEC Diploma.

At least 80 points with Merit Merit Pass in the BTEC Extended Diploma.

A completed Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Equivalent qualifications such as Irish Leaving Certificate, OCR Nationals, International Baccalaureate and CACHE Level 3 awards.

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