With our graduates working for the likes of The Times, CNN, Sky Sports News, The Athletic, a number of Premier League clubs and European giant Real Madrid – this course has a proven record of providing students with the skills and contacts to thrive in the industry.
Taught by award-winning and high-profile Sports Journalists, we have connections to some of the biggest players in the sports media industry – including the BBC, ESPN, The Athletic and BT Sport. Our students have gone on placements to destinations as diverse as Real Madrid TV, Wimbledon and talkSPORT.
Through our superb links with Premier League and Championship clubs – including Aston Villa, Southampton, Fulham, West Bromwich Albion, Wolves and Bristol City – you’ll get the chance to develop your skills on location at some of the best sports grounds in the country.
You’ll learn how to be a Multimedia Journalist who gathers and delivers stories for online and print. You’ll also produce radio and television bulletins.
Social media and emerging digital technologies are embedded across all modules – you’ll learn the latest industry-relevant skills such as live text commentary and mobile journalism. In your final year you can choose between an academic dissertation or extended practical project.