Teesside University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018

Sport Journalism

**Summary**: Whether you’re passionate about covering Premier League football, the Olympics, Formula One or netball, this degree, accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), equips you with the skills to build a career in one of the most competitive areas of the media. **Course details**: Delivered by professional journalists with top-level experience in TV, radio, print and online, you learn how to file a match report and interview leading athletes, as well as analyse the social, political and economic aspects of the global sport industry. Our practical multimedia and academic ethos means you will be equally comfortable working with words, pictures or audio across all platforms, including social media. Alongside this you develop your critical skills to tackle key questions such as doping, corruption and equality in sport. You learn by doing, building an impressive portfolio of published work, and have the opportunity to report on live football at Middlesbrough Football Club. **After the course**: Graduates have progressed to cover sport for Sky Sports and BBC Tees. Work experience is integral to this programme. We have long-established contacts across regional and national media, including The Gazette, Sky Sports News and i newspaper, as well as with partner sports organisations including Middlesbrough Football Club and Tees Valley Sport.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Teesside University,Middlesbrough
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-16
  • Location
    Teesside University,Middlesbrough