Sports Journalism (BA) course map

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Please note this course map is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

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Staff Profile

Tom Bradshaw

"I love the buzz of covering live sporting events. My career in the industry has allowed me to do this across radio, national newspapers, regional newspapers and websites. I've worked as a match commentator, a summariser and as a pundit for BBC Radio and I’ve also broken exclusive sports news stories for a range of multimedia outlets, including South African newspapers and Radio 5 Live. In 2010 and 2011 I was named Sports Journalist of the Year at the EDF Energy South West Media Awards."

  • Senior Tutor: Tracy Symonds

Level 4

Module CATs
To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
MD4102: Media Law 15
MD4106: Multimedia Production 30
MD4110: Journalism in Context 15
MD4113: Sports Writing and Presenting 30
MD4114: The Sports Reporter 30

Level 5

Module CATs
To complete your programme you must pass the following compulsory modules:
MD5108: Feature Writing 15
MD5111: Live Sports Coverage 30
MD5113: History and Ethics of Sport 15
MD5114: Sport, Celebrity & Society 15
MD5116: The Multimedia Newsroom 30
To complete your programme you must pass 15 credits from the following:
MD5112: Sports Media Relations 15
MD5410: Talk Radio 15

Level 6

What are Course Maps and Module Descriptors?

Course Maps

A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.

Module Descriptors

A module is a self contained, individual unit of study. The Module Descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.

Course Resources Archive

Course Maps and Module Descriptors from previous years can be found in the Course Resources Archive.