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Sports Journalism

St Mary's University, Twickenham, London

12 months
13650 GBP/year
8660 GBP/year
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Sports Journalism from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London is ideal for students that have a passion for sport and want to become journalists and need to acquire the skills and knowledge employers are looking for today. 


The Sports Journalism course from St Mary's University, Twickenham, London offers one of the best routes into the industry. We will train you to become a journalist for the digital age covering everything from the traditional match report to the latest skills in multimedia journalism. Our graduates work in every sector of the industry.

Our comprehensive training programme is taught in partnership with award winning journalists who can give you the head start you need.


Sport has never been more popular. It is a global industry driven by high levels of consumer demand and the revolution in digital communications. These developments are creating new career opportunities for sports journalists, particularly digitally literate journalists who can create engaging multimedia content.

Our graduates are working at the BBC, Sky Sports News, ESPN, BT Sport, Perform, IMG, the Premier League, Metro, Hayters and across the national, regional and digital press. Our graduates also work for sporting clubs and associations or go into sports public relations, sports advertising, corporate sponsorship, events management, sports charities and the betting industry.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Core Skills in Journalism 
  • Critical Issues in Sports Journalism 
  • Digital Sports Journalism 
  • Media Law 
  • Public Affairs 
  • Reporting and News Writing 
  • Sports Journalism 

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
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We normally require a good degree in any discipline 2:1
  • In exceptional circumstances, we may accept a student without such a qualification if they demonstrate an aptitude and commitment to sport and/or journalism.
  • All candidates selected for interview will be asked to submitted samples of their journalism and sit a short one-hour entrance test. 

  • The entrance test assesses your media skills, creativity, sporting knowledge, sub-editing and writing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13650 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8660 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8660 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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