M.A. On Campus

Sports Journalism

The University of Winchester

12 months
14800 GBP/year
8550 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Sports Journalism at The University of Winchester is specifically designed for students who want to enhance and develop their skills in the most current, industry-informed Sport Journalism.


With significant disruption having taken place in how news is distributed, publishers are now exploring new ways to tell stories and make money through content using the latest digital technology. Sports Journalism is at forefront of this innovative approach. This MA in Sports Journalism at The University of Winchester will equip students with practical and critical skills to negotiate this terrain.

Modules will train you in the fundamental principles of sports journalism but also prepare you to be at intellectually at ease with working in an industry that encourages constant change, innovation and debate. It will explore the following issues:

  • What is the impact of new technology on sports journalism? 

  • How can you understand & make use of new technology?
  • How has the role of the sports journalist developed ?
  • How can you stay ahead of changes in the industry? 


  • Graduates go into print, broadcast and electronic media as reporters, producers and researchers. Support is given in seeking both work placements during study and employment thereafter to assist the process of a successful career in journalism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agile Journalism
  • Media Law
  • Digital Journalism Skills
  • Live Sports Production
  • The Business of Journalism
  • 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
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a first or upper second-class Honors degree in a related subject or professional experience in the area of study. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    8550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8550 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man Part-time entry | £4,275 p/a
  • International Students Part-time entry | £7,400 p/a

Living costs for Winchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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