Football Journalism (BA (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 - 6 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14045 per year

All study options

About Football Journalism at University of Derby

Combine your passion for football with high level journalism skills on the only course of its kind in the country.

  • Journalism at Derby is featured in the top 30 in The Guardian University Guide 2021
  • We have teamed up with Derby County Football Club Women to offer three full tuition fee scholarships for women starting this course in 2021, ‌find out more now.
  • Join the next generation of talented football journalists at a time when interest in the 'beautiful game' has never been higher
  • Enjoy substantial practical experience of researching and producing powerful print, radio, TV and online football stories. Our students (Derby Uni Footy Journos) were in France reporting on the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019.
  • Get to grips with the latest techniques and technologies which are transforming journalism in an era of digital news
  • Learn about the culture, history and practice of the football industry and the media that surrounds it
  • Gain invaluable insights through work placements within football and media organisations
  • Benefit from our outstanding facilities which include TV and radio studios as well as a fully equipped newsroom
  • Build the core practical and intellectual skills of a journalist so that you're also equipped for a broad range of media careers beyond the world of sport.

Derby is the first university in the UK to develop a specialist BA (Hons) degree in football journalism. It offers you a clearly defined path to working in the football industry and meets the growing demand for highly knowledgeable, highly skilled multimedia journalists.

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-time, Part-timeHow long you will study3 - 6 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14045 per year

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each skills area)

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