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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time

About the course

Sports journalism is one of the fastest growing areas in online media, and a major component of print and broadcast media. This is leading to an increasing demand for graduates with good journalistic and media skills and a sport-focused portfolio This course will help you develop the practical skills and knowledge needed to succeed as a sports journalist or public relations professional.

  • Develop the traditional and new media skills needed to work in sports journalism.
  • Benefit from links with major broadcasting and newspaper organisations, and major sports clubs.
  • Learn the specialist writing skills, knowledge and expertise in sports reporting.

‘The experiences I gained were valuable because they were practical. They have given me what I need for my career. I had an internship at Manchester

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Entry Requirements

Normally an honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent in any subject.

Overseas applicants from countries whose first 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.

You may also be considered if you do not hold a degree but can provide evidence of relevant professional experience.

If you do not have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience, and other formal qualifications.


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