A one-year professional practice course in which you will develop skills in journalism and digital media production and learn about sports communications in a global context.

Why study International Sports Journalism?

Our master’s degree in International Sports Journalism is distinctive in that it’s the world’s first International Sports Journalism master’s degree which explores sport and communications in its international context.

The emphasis we place on globalisation in different regions and countries and the internationalisation of sports communications provides our students with a unique learning experience and will give them a head start in a demanding digital world.

We offer some of the best work experience opportunities in sports communications and boast one of the best teams of academics, sports journalists and communications professionals in the UK.

Underpinned by the academic theory of communications, we aim to develop graduates with critical awareness and practical journalism skills. The course is two thirds practical and one third theoretical. We collaborate with the sports communications industry on a regular basis to keep our curriculum and research up-to-date.

Study Details:

MA/PGDip/PGCert 1 year full-time

Module Details:

  • Sport, Globalisation and the Media
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • International Sports Reporting
  • Digital Sports Journalism
  • Critical Issues in Sports Journalism
  • Essential English for Journalists
  • Sports Journalism Project

Student Destinations

Our students will graduate with a valuable combination of digital media skills and the knowledge to develop successful careers in international sports journalism and many other communications sectors.

This course is designed for graduates looking to develop careers in the sports industries including sports communications, marketing and public relations. It is also ideal for students who want to break into international broadcasting and online sports journalism.

Our programme will also equip you for further study, careers in research and a wide variety of organisations where multimedia journalism skills and specialist knowledge are in high demand.


Home/EU: £8,660 International: £13,650

Entry Requirements

2:2 Previous degree

Applicants with appropriate professional experience are also encouraged to apply.

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