Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year option) (BA (Hons))

the United Kingdom

For more information about Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year option) at Bournemouth University (BU), please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 5 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 15250 per year

All study options

About Multimedia Sports Journalism (with Foundation Year option) at Bournemouth University (BU)

Why study BA (Hons) Multimedia Sports Journalism at BU?

  • Take part in authentic news days and provide extensive coverage of local sports including AFC Bournemouth and other clubs 
  • Graduate equipped to become a sports and convergence specialist and trained to be agile enough to respond to new technologies and consumer/audience behaviours
  • Showcase your sports journalism to the public via our online platform BUzz, BU’s campus radio station, Nerve magazine and your own social media channels and websites 
  • Make invaluable industry connections during a four- or 30-week placement with national and regional media organisations
  • Learn from experienced professionals including senior industry guest speakers and our successful alumni
  • BU is ranked amongst the top 10 best UK universities for journalism, publishing and PR (The best UK universities 2021 league table - The Guardian).

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

As a new course in 2021, we are proud to have been accredited by the NCTJ for our specially designed sport pathway. Further accreditations will be sought as we transition into the second year of the course. 

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 5 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 15250 per year

Notes about fees for this course

  • Foundation Year September 2022 entry: £9,250 (UK, ROI & CI only)
  • Placement year: £1,850

For fees and funding information please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/ug-funding

Entry requirements

For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. 

International entry requirements:

Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry onto Year 1 for September 2022 and September 2023 entry:

  • Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 61-71%. Grade depends on the course
  • Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
  • All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 60-70%
  • Italian Esame di Stato with 60-70%. Grade depends on the course
  • Titulo de Bachillerato with 6 or 7. Grade depends on the course

For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components, or equivalent. 

For more information, check out our international entry requirements.

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2022 and September 2023 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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