University of Central Lancashire

Master in Sports Journalism - Máster en Periodismo Deportivo

University of Central Lancashire
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Preston
  • Precio:
    Full-time: £6,000 per year (UK/EU) / Part-time: £1,000 per 20 credit module (first 6 modules) (UK/EU)
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Fylde Road
    Preston (Lancashire) PR4 0RB
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Sports Journalism, MA


Our exciting new MA Sports Journalism programme builds on the glowing track record of our well-established undergraduate Sports Journalism programme. Graduates now work for organisations such as Sky and the BBC and in the media offices of football clubs and other sporting organisations.

This course offers you the chance to learn the multimedia skills and techniques of the sports journalist.

Sport is big business, influencing politics, finance, fashion and music as well as being the focal point of community joy and despair. It is also, of course, great fun and one of the most exciting jobs around. The role of the sports journalist is increasingly important, reporting the action and results that millions want to know about and also scrutinising the activities of those who organise and fund the increasingly varied sports agenda.


Students will normally be expected to have an Upper Second or above classification for an honours degree from a British higher education institution, or an equivalent overseas qualification. Applicants with a lower second will be considered if they can demonstrate a commitment to journalism.

Mature students and candidates with non-standard qualifications are also considered, if they have substantial professional or other relevant experience.

Applicants may be required to complete a written/oral admissions test.

International students are required to have IELTS 7. UK industry accreditation bodies require IELTS 7.5 for their programme of study.


Creating Content (20 credits)
Digital Journalism (20 credits)
The Sports Journalist (20 credits)

Law for Journalists (20 Credits) (compulsory for those intending to work in the UK)
International Journalism & Ethics (20 credits) (compulsory for those intending to work outside of the UK)

Newsroom Practice (Sport) 40 credits

Extended Project (60 credits)
Standard Project (40 credits)

Students who choose the shorter project will need to take an optional 20 credit module in semester one or two, selected from the following:

Investigating Public Administration (20 credits)
The Photographic Witness (20 credits)
New Media Practices (20 credits)

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