Master in Journalism (Sports)

General

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Program Description

You will have the chance to develop the skills to report on local and national sports events and you are given the opportunity to broadcast and produce your own sports content on one of our campus-based media platforms.

The programme’s work placement scheme gives you the opportunity to gain practical experience designed to help prepare you for a career in this sector. Previously, students have been able to draw on experience with BBC Sport and BBC Radio 5 Live, talkSPORT and ITV.

You also have the opportunity to hear from a number of guest speakers. Recent speakers have included BBC Director of London 2012 Roger Mosey, Controller of 5 Live Jonathan Wall, Editor of FourFourTwo David Hall and ITV commentator Clive Tyldesley.

Accreditations

The School of English & Journalism is one of the first institutions in Europe to be awarded a 'Recognised for Excellence' accolade by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA).

How You Study

Study of this programme will be a blend of practical workshops, lectures, and seminars. The University of Lincoln also boasts an extensive academic library, which students can use for independent study.

How You Are Assessed

Assessments are a mixture of essays, presentations, portfolios of journalism, broadcast media packages and timed examinations.

The University of Lincoln's policy on assessment feedback aims to ensure that academics will return in-course assessments to you promptly – usually within 15 working days after the submission date.

Entry Requirements

First or second class honours degree or equivalent professional experience.

International Students will require the English Language at IELTS 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each element, or equivalent. http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/englishrequirements

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities.

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities. Read less