36 months
15900 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The BA (Hons) Sports Journalism at University of Lincoln offers students the opportunity to develop core journalistic skills in preparation for careers in the media, working within local, national, and international sport.

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The BA (Hons) Sports Journalism programme at University of Lincoln  is accredited by the NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists).

Students on the programme can work in our fully-equipped newsrooms and have the opportunity to produce video, audio, and written content to be published on both digital and traditional platforms.

With teaching from industry professionals and academics, the course examines how to operate as a journalist in the sports industry, covering the core journalistic skills of newsgathering, media law, ethics, interviewing, and writing.

Career Opportunities

This course is designed to equip graduates with the skills needed for a career in sports journalism across print, digital, and broadcast media.

Students may pursue related opportunities in magazine and editorial work, copy editing, reporting for news outlets in other fields, or managing content and public relations in sports environments. Graduates may find roles at football clubs, sports clubs, sports bodies and sporting organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Journalism
  • Essential Law 
  • Journalism Production 
  • Politics for Journalists 
  • Sport and the Media
  • Sport Writing and Reporting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level: BBC (112 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications).

  • International Baccalaureate: 29 points overall

  • BTEC Extended Diploma: Distinction, Merit, Merit, or equivalent.

  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points.

  • A combination of qualifications which may include A Levels, BTEC, EPQ, etc.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time - £77.00 per credit point

Living costs for Lincoln

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship can vary.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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