Sports Communication and Journalism (MA)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 - 3 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Sports Communication and Journalism at Swansea University

The new MA in Sports Communication and Journalism offers a syllabus that combines a practical and academic study of contemporary professional communication, journalism and public relations in a sports-related context. 

Studying this course will help you into a career as a sports communications professionals who can identify a strong story, develop its narrative, bring it to life with videography and still images by filming and editing the raw footage, and understand how to effectively distribute this content to an existing and potential fan-base.

The programme allows graduates to develop invaluable and desirable professional communications, journalism and digital media skills for careers in sports management, as well as creating a portfolio of work that can be shared with prospective employers in business, journalism, public relations, broadcasting, advertising and marketing.

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 awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 - 3 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent professional experience.  Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.' An interview with the Programme Director may be required in some instances.

What students think about Swansea University

    Farhana Jaidin, Brunei (Politics)

    Swansea has a lot of tourist attractions and aside from that, the city is bustling with every entertainment you could think of, cinemas, restaurants, occasional student gatherings, you name it!

    Swansea is also within easy reach from London or Cardiff Airport, three hours and an hour respectively, so it is effortless if students want to travel for a mini weekend break.

    People in Swansea live in a close community so you don’t feel left out. You are so much in a part of the family as everyone else is. The student societies are very active in Swansea University and there are a lot of choices to choose from.

    Abir Abdul-Rahim, Malaysia

    Where are you from?
    Shah Alam, Malaysia

    Where did you study (which institution or school) before coming to Swansea?
    Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur for A Levels.
    Tunku Kurshiah College, Negeri Sembilan for high school.

    Why choose Swansea University?
    Low cost living and student life here is said to be good. Making it a conducive environment to study.

    What course are you doing?
    BSc Actuarial Science

    What do you do in your free time?
    I am involved with student body organisation based in London called UKEC (United Kingdom and Eire Council). It's a representative of all Malaysian Societies in the UK and Eire. Am currently the National Treasurer of it.

    What has been the highlight of your time in Swansea?
    Being part of the societies and organized student events for our fellow students here. It has helped me to mingle well with the other nationalities.

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