Sports Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

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

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**Course summary**

- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.

- Learn how to gather, organise, write and present sports news, features and commentary to a professional standard across a variety of platforms.

- Gain a critical understanding of the historical, cultural and global context of sport.

- Equip yourself with the skills necessary to enter a competitive industry as a freelance sports journalist.

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5 Years

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City Campus
Howard Street
S1 1WB

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff


With at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example: CDD at A Level, MMP in BTEC Extended Diploma, Pass overall from a T level qualification with C from core, or a combination of qualifications which must include an A level grade C or BTEC grade M.

Access to HE Diploma


An Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

English Language or Literature at grade C or 4 or equivalents, and Maths at grade C or 4 or equivalents.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
EU, International £16,655

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