BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

University of Sunderland
England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 35,834
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 44,551

Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university.

English Language Requirements:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): an overall score of 6.0, with at least 5.5 in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  • Pearson Test of English Academic:  a minimum score in each individual element of 51 and 52 overall.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): grade C or above.
  •  Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE): grade C or above.


Year 1 

  • Sports Journalism: Issues & Practice
  • Introduction to News, Magazine & Sports Journalism 
  • Writing for Journalism & PR 
  • Introduction to Media & Cultural Studies 
  • Introduction to Academic Research Skills 

Year 2

  • Sports Journalism 1  
  • News and Online Writing 
  • News Journalism 
  • Magazine Journalism 
  • Media Law
  • Reporting Public Affairs
  • Media Studies 1 

Final Year 

  • Sports Writing 2
  • Media Ethics 
  • News or Magazine Practice (including sports placement) 
  • Sports Journalism Practical Project 

Optional modules:

  • Broadcast Sports Journalism
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Media Production
  • Radio, TV and Video
  • Film Studies
  • Media Photography
  • Arts and Entertainment Journalism

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