United Kingdom

University of Northampton

St Georges Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JD, United Kingdom

University of Northampton

Multimedia Sports Journalism

**Why choose this course?** If you have a passion for sport and want to work as a sports journalist, this is the degree for you. You will be taught the practical skills needed to record, film or edit for TV or radio. You will learn how to be truly multimedia literate, making the most of social media and designing your own website as well as how to write for sports magazines or newspapers. In your first year you’ll learn about the Sports industry and what it takes to be a sports journalist. In your second year you will look deeper into the different types of sports journalism, and in your final year you will undertake a dissertation. You’ll benefit from working in our fully equipped TV and Radio studios, as well as taking part in free mandatory UK trips and visits. Included on this course is a weekly news day, lasting from 9am - 5pm once a week. Practical work is project-based and you will be writing and sub-editing newspaper and magazine sports copy, producing radio and television sports bulletins with reports and packages to industry standards and deadlines. This is a great way to gain the practical experience you’ll need to kick start your career. **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). - If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. - Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Northampton