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International Sports Journalism

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

12 months
14550 GBP/year
9750 GBP/year
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At International Sports Journalism from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London, you will develop skills in journalism and digital media production and learn about sports communications in a global context. 


International Sports Journalism from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is distinctive in a number of respects; it's the world’s first International Sports Journalism master's degree that explores sport and communications in its international context.

The emphasis we place on globalisation in different regions and countries and the internationalisation of sports communications provides our students with a unique learning experience and will give them a head start in a demanding digital world.

We offer some of the best work experience opportunities in sports communications and boast one of the best teams of academics, sports journalists and communications professionals in the UK.

Underpinned by the academic theory of communications, we aim to develop graduates with critical awareness and practical journalism skills. The course is two thirds practical and one third theoretical. We collaborate with the sports communications industry on a regular basis to keep our curriculum and research up to date. 

Students at International Sports Journalism from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London will:

  • have the ability to specialise in broadcasting, documentary, or digital journalism
  • have the opportunity to write for the course magazine:

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Research Methods 
  • Core Skills in Journalism 
  • Critical Issues in Sports Journalism 
  • Digital Sports Journalism 
  • International Sports Reporting 
  • Sport, Globalisation and the Media 
  • The Sports Journalism Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Previous degree 2:2
  • Applicants with appropriate professional experience are also encouraged to apply.
  • We ask every applicant to submit a sample of their journalism with their application. 
  • If applicants do not have a recent sample, the programme director will set you a written sports journalism task prior to proceeding to interview. 
  • When appropriate, applicants will be interviewed in person or via Skype.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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