36 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Become an expert multimedia journalist specialising in sports journalism. You’ll develop knowledge of research, reporting, dissemination and promotion with the Sports Journalism (Hons) program from Leeds Beckett University.

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As part of your Sports Journalism (Hons) program from Leeds Beckett University you’ll:

  • Study sports journalism within the wider context of journalism as a practice
  • Learn how to produce real journalism content within ethical, legal and institutional constraints and influences
  • Practise assessing and analysing the developing market
  • Gain a historical and theoretical understanding of journalism, and sports journalism’s rich past and challenging future
  • Be encouraged to create content for traditional and emerging platforms 
  • Develop your transferable content production skills
  • Start to build your professional contacts and confidence


This course will help you to develop the knowledge and expertise to work as a journalist specialising in sport and content creation. You will also have the skillset needed for PR roles and functions across all industries and a variety of roles in digital agencies will be open to you. Alternatively, you might choose to undertake further postgraduate study at our university. Regardless of the industry you choose to enter, you will have the know-how to keep your skills and knowledge up to date in a fast-paced and ever-changing industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Publishing
  • Ethics & Sports Journalism
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport
  • Foundations of Sports Reporting
  • Audio/Visual sports Reporting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

GCSE English Language and Maths at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for those sitting their GCSE from 2017 onwards) or equivalent. Key Skills Level 2, Functional Skills Level 2 and the Certificate in Adult Literacy/Numeracy are accepted in place of GCSEs.

  • International baccalaureate
25 Points

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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