Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

**BA (Hons) Sports Journalism scored 98% overall satisfaction for NSS 2020.**

Jump straight into the practical world of sports journalism on this innovative practical degree, with more than twelve years’ experience of shaping the sports journalists of the future.

The course gets you into the thick of the action straight away, reporting on local and national sports for both online and traditional media platforms.

Taught by professionals and ex-professionals with more than 200 years’ experience between them, you will be a practicing journalist from day one –...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

15/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
East Park Terrace
Southampton
SO14 0YN
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code

SJ01

Institution Code

S30

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

104

120

From a minimum of 2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications such as BTEC Extended Diploma or OCR Extended Diploma. For detailed information on accepted qualifications, please view our Course Entry Statement (https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/documents/course-entry-requirement-statement.pdf) Solent University is a proud champion of widening participation. For further information about our contextual offer, please visit our website (https://www.solent.ac.uk/how-to-apply/what-next/contextual-offers)

Access to HE Diploma

M:45

Pass in Access course with 60 credits overall including 45 Level 3 credits passed with a minimum of Merit.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

31

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

DMM

HNC (BTEC)

P

D

Pearson BTEC Diploma (QCF)

D*D

Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma (QCF)

DMM

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

D*D

AS

Accepted when studied alongside other Level 3 qualifications

OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma

D*D

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma

DMM

Extended Project

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

Pearson BTEC Subsidiary Diploma (QCF)

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

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

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

HND (BTEC)

P

M

Pearson BTEC Certificate (QCF)

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

Pearson BTEC 90-Credit Diploma (QCF)

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

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

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

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

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate

This qualification is accepted when taken alongside other qualifications.

A level

From a minimum of 2 A Levels

T Level

M

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