Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Sports Journalism

This specialist course gives students with a passion for sport and writing a head start working in sports journalism and related careers. Students: develop the traditional and new media skills needed to work in the area; learn how to manage print, broadcast, online and social media; benefit from links with major broadcasting and newspaper organisations, and major sports clubs; undertake work placements at sports organisations and media sports departments.

Entry requirements

Degree in any discipline from a recognised UK institution or its international equivalent, or relevant professional experience; overseas applicants from countries whose 1st language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English; an IELTS score of 6.5 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) is the standard for non-native speakers of English; previous experience of journalism is preferable, but not necessary; broad experience or knowledge of sport is helpful.

Course modules

Modules include: being a journalist; law and society; production and editing skills in radio and TV; sports journalism; specialist editorial skills: working in the newsroom; specialised production skills: television/radio; sport and the media.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: coursework, critical evaluation, dissertation or project, a combination of practical and theoretical work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,100 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (International) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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0114 225 5555