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Sports Journalism (Hons)

University of Wolverhampton

36 months
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12250 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Following the success of our BJTC- accredited Multimedia Journalism course, the new Sports Journalism (Hons) course from University of Wolverhampton will focus on sport and wellbeing, which will enable you to perform roles in different areas of the sport industry. 

Overview

Are you passionate about sports? If so, this Sports Journalism (Hons) course from University of Wolverhampton is the course for you. Sport is part of everyone’s life. Sport and physical activity have the power to transform people’s wellbeing and create a fitter, healthier and happier nation while contributing approximately £40 billion to the UK economy every year. 

This new course will offer you the unique opportunity to focus your journalistic ambitions on the sport of your choice – from cricket, rugby or football to car racing, gymnastics and minority sports (e.g. Women’s sports and Paralympics). With Wolverhampton Wonderers just across the road and other local clubs (West Bromwich, Telford, Walsall, Staffordshire Cricket Club etc.) within easy reach, you will frequently go to press conferences, matches and other sports events in the area.

You will be introduced to a full range of modern media and will adopt real-world working strategies (news days), produce ground-breaking audio, video, web and social media content and benefit from work placements that will enable you to enter the job market with the most up-to-date and relevant knowledge and expertise.

This dynamic course will teach you how to produce compelling sports content for both traditional and emerging media platforms. You will gain the core journalistic research and writing skills as well as studying media law and ethics.

Careers

Suitable roles for graduates include but are not limited to:

Sports producer, Cameraman, Audio and Video editor, Sports reporter, Commentator, Newsreader, TV or Radio producer, TV or Radio presenter; Correspondent, News editor, Online, newspaper or magazine sports reporter; Radio and broadcast news reporter and editor, Sports PR and communication officer, Creative assistant, Editorial assistant, Journalist and press officer, Production trainee/researcher, SEO content writer, Social media and marketing assistant, Content administrator, Production assistant, Digital editor, Digital journalist, Data analyst, Social media analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Sports Journalism
  • Investigating Socio-Historical Sporting Issues
  • Radio News Production
  • Television News Production
  • Basic Language
  • Elementary Language

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • BBC from ‘A’ levels
  • BTEC QCF Extended Diploma grade DMM; BTEC QCF Diploma grade D*D*
  • UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology grade M
  • Foundation Studies (Media) grade D
  • Access to HE Diploma full award (Pass of 60 credits - of which a minimum of 45 credits must be at level 3 including 18 at Merit or Distinction)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Home/EU - Part-time - £3050 per year

International - Part-time - £6125 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages.

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