• Study mode: Full Time
  • Location: UCFB Etihad Campus
  • Duration: Three Years
  • Start Date: September 2018

Course Overview

UCFB is a college of Bucks New University and this course is available to applicants from the UK, EU and EEA only.

The media landscape has changed almost beyond recognition in recent years following a digital revolution which has paved the way for a 24-hour rolling news agenda on TV and the internet. In that time, sport journalism has also developed to become the fastest growing sector in UK media.

Traditional print and broadcast sport journalism, while still powerful communications platforms, are being forced to adapt and change in order to survive in a new and rapidly-developing media environment. As a result, sport journalists are now expected to develop a range of digital and social media skills which enable them to tell a story across a number of platforms in order to reach a wider, often global, audience.

The Multimedia Sports Journalism degree at UCFB is designed to equip students with a range of journalism and broadcast media skills to maximise their employability upon graduation.

This course is available with a Foundation Year. The Foundation Year will allow you to develop your academic study skills and build confidence in your abilities, identifying your own strengths and development needs for progression onto an undergraduate degree.

Find out more at ucfb.com.

Course Details

UCAS CODE: MSJ1

This degree aims to provide students with all the necessary skills and theoretical understanding to succeed in this new and exciting media age.

Students should graduate with a detailed understanding of social and digital sports media, media law and ethics, broadcast journalism, television production, online journalism and contemporary issues in sport media, among other key, relevant topics.

More information on the content of this course can be found at ucfb.com.

What are the course entry requirements?

Please visit our partner college's website for entry requirements.

Course Modules

Module Map

This module map provides a list of the modules that make up your course.

Each module is worth a specified number of credits (typically either 15 or 30 credits for undergraduate courses). Compulsory (or ‘core’) modules cover key subject knowledge, while ‘option’ modules enable you to develop your own interests. For a full-time course you must take modules worth a total of 120 credits at each level of the course. The number of option modules you can take depends on the number of compulsory modules at each level. You can find more information about how your course is structured via the Academic Advice pages.

Our teaching is informed by research and employer requirements, and modules change periodically to reflect developments in the subject area. In addition, where we have insufficient numbers of students interested in an option module, this may not be offered. If an option module does not run, we will advise you as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative module.

The modules available on this course are as follows:

Fees

How much does it cost

Full Time Home and EU: £9,250 per year. per year

Please note that these fees are for 2018-19 entry.

Most courses will involve some additional costs that are not covered by your fees.

You could benefit from financial support through a bursary or scholarship during your time as a student. For more details visit our financial support, bursaries and scholarships section.

Questions about fees?

Contact our Enquiries Team:
0330 123 2023
advice@bucks.ac.uk

How do I apply?

For application details please visit bucks.ac.uk/applynow

Employability

What are my career prospects

The football and sports industry is growing at a rapid rate and shows no signs of slowing down.

UCFB’s Employability & Enrichment team provides students with numerous opportunities to apply for unique work experience roles in the UK and abroad. In the last six years, UCFB has provided work placement opportunities at organisations including The Football Association, UEFA, Premier League and Football League clubs, as well as an array of sponsors, suppliers and events in the world of sport.

UCFB’s approach is the perfect recipe for a student to set themselves up for a long, successful and fulfilling career in this exciting, multi-billion-pound, global industry.

Find out more at ucfb.com.