36 months
13000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


At Sports Journalism (Hons) from University of Sunderland students gain thorough training for life at sports media’s cutting edge while studying Sports Journalism at Sunderland.  


Sports Journalism (Hons) from University of Sunderland helps you build both your practical experience and portfolio of published work on SportsByte, our student-run website covering sport across the North East, in our innovative mediaHUB – BBC Newcastle’s home in Sunderland and host to visiting journalists from across the North East.


This degree prepares you for writing and talking about sports in newspapers, magazines, radio, TV and online media, as well as for clubs or brands.

Recent journalism graduates from Sunderland have gained experiences with employers such as Sky, Sky Sports, NFL, 4ThePlayer, The Racing Post, MTV, The Guardian, ITV, regional newspapers and PR companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Sports Journalism
  • Online Sports Reporting
  • Essential Journalism
  • Media Histories 
  • Essential Media Law and Regulation
  • Digital Storytelling

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

  • 8 or above including the English examination durisng Bac at B2 level
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Tuition fees for part-time students are £6,935 per 120 credits. Please note that part-time course not available to international students.

Living costs for Sunderland

758 - 1438 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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