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About the course

Taught by professionals and academics using industry-standard facilities so you gain the hands-on experience needed in your day-to-day work as a sports journalist.

  • Accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ)
  • Practical training in research, writing and filming as well as multi-media sports content production
  • Taught by journalists and sports journalists with many years’ experience and links to regional/national newspapers, Sky Sports News, radio stations, magazines and independent platforms 
  • Opportunities for industry placements with media and sports organisations, including Premier League football clubs
  • Taught in the £38million Redmonds Building with industry-standard facilities including newsrooms, studios, editing booths
  • Opportunity to sit professional

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Entry Requirements

•a minimum 2.2 honours degree in a relevant subject area (e.g. English Language, English Literature, Politics, History, Law, Sociology, Sports Studies, Sports Science, Sport Performance) is preferable, although degrees in non-relevant subjects will also be considered
•non-standard applications from those without a degree will also be considered

Additional information:
All short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview (via Skype of telephone for international students)


Please see the LJMU website for details

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