Sports Journalism - Courses

In a world where a smartphone is all you need to break a story, what sets the good and the great apart? How do you start?

Course details

You will explore the rapidly changing practices and possibilities of journalism within the wider context of contemporary media industries and digital technologies.
  • Mode of study: 3-4 days campus
  • Intake: September, January
  • Course length: 3-4 years
  • Course fee: 13,905  per year
  • Location: Manchester
  • Entry requirements: GCSE: 5 passes at Grade 9-4/A-D or 32 tariff points

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Course overview

Understand the place and practice of journalism in the rapidly changing context of contemporary media and social media.Build key critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills essential in a competitive professional environment.

Develop wide-ranging knowledge of the production, meaning and consumption of various news media, including sport and investigative reporting. Gain practical reporting, editing and presenting skills across a range of digital media technologies, techniques and platform.


Entry requirements

Learning Approach

While engaging with this degree you will gain theoretical understanding of the topics you are exploring, you will also have opportunities to learn, develop and demonstrate a wide range of practical and applied skills and competencies.


Assessments will include individual and group work submissions, often using the state-of-the-art Media Lab on campus. These will include case studies, essays, reports, literature reviews, reflective logs and diaries, self and peer evaluations, group and individual presentations along with subject-specific skills and competency assessment.

  • Academic and English Skills
  • Introduction to Numerical Techniques
  • Introduction to Research
  • Introduction to Business Studies
  • Media, Technology and Culture
  • Media Production
  • Communication Techniques and Creating Content
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills (Integrated Year One only)
  • Journalism Practice
  • Media Narratives
  • Audio and Video Production
  • News Journalism
  • Project
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Advanced Journalism
  • Data Journalism