Sports Journalism with a Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Sports Journalism with a Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Get practical preparation for a career in sports journalism with our BA (Hons) Sports Journalism with Foundation Year degree course. You’ll get the chance to develop the skills to cover a range of sports stories for print, digital, TV and radio, including covering live matches and competitions, interviewing key figures and running collaborative live blogs. You’ll also explore the global impact of sports journalism on audiences. Students will be armed with mobile reporting kits to work as real reporters from day one.

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

09/2024

Campus

Parkside Building Campus

Course Address
Parkside Building
Cardigan Street
Birmingham
B4 7BD

Application Details

Course Code

P50H

Institution Code

B25

Points of Entry

Foundation, Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

80

Scottish Higher

80 UCAS tariff points from three Advanced Highers (DDD) or two Advanced Highers (DD) plus two Highers (DD)

Access to HE Diploma

Pass with 60 credits, 45 credits at level 3. Accepted subjects: Arts, Media and Publishing subjects preferred but other subjects also considered.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

Obtain a minimum of 24 points overall

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

80 UCAS tariff points. Diploma accepted with one A Level or equivalent level 3 qualifications. Extended Certificate accepted with two A Levels or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

Minimum of 80 UCAS tariff points, achieved in five Higher level subjects

GCSE/National 4/National 5

This course does not require evidence of GCSE qualifications. Please see A Level, BTEC and other level 3 requirements below.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

80 UCAS tariff points. Diploma accepted with one A Level or equivalent level 3 qualifications. Extended Certificate accepted with two A Levels or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

Scottish Advanced Higher

80 UCAS tariff points from three Advanced Highers (DDD) or two Advanced Highers (DD) plus two Highers (DD)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

80 UCAS tariff points. Diploma accepted with one A Level or equivalent level 3 qualifications. Extended Certificate accepted with two A Levels or equivalent level 3 qualifications.

A level

C,D,D

80 UCAS tariff points from three A Levels. Grades CDD (or equivalent). AS Level: Must be in a different subject to A Levels. A maximum of four subjects will be considered

T Level

Pass (C and above)

Pass overall (C or above on the core). All subjects accepted but Digital Production, Design and Development; Media, Broadcast and Production preferred.

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £9,250
EU, International £16,085

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