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Specialist Sports Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Derby

UK

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Summary

Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you.If you’d like to be part of the action as a sports journalist, this course delivers the skills, knowledge, practical experience and professional contacts you need.Why choose this course?Build high-level skills in researching and producing compelling print, radio, TV and online sports stories whilst harnessing the latest digital technologies that are transforming the way we receive and engage with sports coverage.Is this course for you?You'll gain the core journalistic research and writing skills as well as studying media law and ethics. At the same time, you’ll develop a multi-platform mindset, producing print, radio and TV reports as well as creating blogs and podcasts, digital photos, audio/video stories and content for websites and mobile devices.How you will learnAs often as possible, you’ll be creating content for print, online, audio and video platforms. You’ll have opportunities to work on real-world projects and complete stories on location as a matter of course. You’ll gather sports news, interview people and write reports and features with accuracy.Opportunities and experiencesYou’ll be taught by a team which has vast experience in journalism and you’ll gain fascinating insights into the profession thanks to our programme of guest lectures by sports journalists, broadcasters, historians and commentators. You’ll also go on visits to professional media companies..Careers and employabilityOur graduates secure jobs not only in magazines, newspapers and broadcasting, but also with online businesses and social media agencies. While many take up traditional journalist roles, others find careers in PR, marketing, advertising and corporate communications.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Specialist Sports Journalism with Foundation Year BA (Hons).

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees

£14,045.00 (14,43,379) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Sep-21

Venue

Main Site

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Entry requirement for international students

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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