36 months
15000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The B.A. in Sports Journalism (Hons) at University of Huddersfield  is for those who want to learn a huge range of technical and creative skills, from match coverage and in-depth research, analysis and interviewing, to club promotion – across online, social, video and audio.


About the Sports Journalism (Hons) program offered by University of Huddersfield

We’ll nurture your excitement for the sports you love, while developing your understanding of the forces behind the headlines. You’ll think about the power of digital media and fan culture, and become fully equipped for a great career.

Why study Sports Journalism at Huddersfield?

  • You’ll learn everything from writing a match report to producing a podcast and presenting your own TV sports show.
  • Our world-leading academics will help you develop a deep understanding of key issues in sport, culture and the media.
  • You’ll be taught by industry experts, including reporters, broadcasters and commentators.
  • Work experience opportunities in sports media help you turn your passion into a career.


A selection of companies that have employed Huddersfield graduates in recent years include BBC Sport, ITV, BT Sport and talkSPORT, as well as leading football and rugby league clubs including Liverpool, Derby and Huddersfield Giants. Graduates have also made their mark with a range of sports magazines, on the football desk of the Daily Mirror and in exciting roles in the media offices of governing bodies including the Professional Darts Corporation, British Cycling and the PSA World Squash Tour.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Analysing Content
  •  Media Users, Audiences and Fans
  •  Sports Media Industries and Law
  •  Digital Communication Technology
  •  Digital Video and Audio Production
  •  Media Writing and Narrative

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

  • BBC at A Level.
  • 112 UCAS tariff points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications or from International Baccalaureate qualifications.
  • Merit at T Level.
  • DMM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma.
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above.
  • Applicants with prior learning or prior experiential learning will be considered individually by the School of Music, Humanities and Media Accreditation and Validation Panel, to assess whether it is appropriate to grant general or specific credit towards the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 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 Huddersfield

600 - 1000 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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