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BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

University of Sunderland

**Sky Sports News, BBC Sport, Everton FC, West Ham United FC, golf’s European Tour, the Williams F1 team, national newspapers… careers that all started with this course. Become a sports journalist for broadcast or print, or join the media teams of top-end sporting organisations. Our NCTJ-accredited course gives you the skills you need to work with, and for, the very best in the business.**Report from the press box at Wembley Stadium, interview Premier League chief executives, visit some of Europe’s finest football stadia, report on professional county cricket and rugby union, produce your own website or series of investigative sports articles - all while learning the latest techniques in digital, video and broadcast sports journalism and studying for UK journalism’s gold standard qualification, the NCTJ Diploma... our students gain thorough training for life at sports media’s cutting edge while studying Sports Journalism at Sunderland.Build both your practical experience and portfolio of published work on SportsByte, our student-run website covering sport across the North East, in our innovative mediaHUB - BBC Newcastle’s home in Sunderland and host to visiting journalists from across the North East.If you have previously studied an HNC, HND, Foundation Degree or started a degree elsewhere in a relevant subject you may gain direct entry to join this course at Stage 2 or 3.

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3 years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time