Sports Journalism, M.A. | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
16900 GBP/year
8135 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Sports Journalism course is taught by professionals and academics using industry-standard facilities so you gain the hands-on experience needed in your day-to-day work as a sports journalist at Liverpool John Moores University.


This Sports Journalism is a highly vocational Masters programme from  Liverpool John Moores University, which provides practical training in multi-media sports reporting and production. It will arm you with key practical skills such as filming, editing, shorthand, CMS, analytics among others.


Our applied learning techniques and strong industry connections ensure our students are fully prepared for the workplace on graduation and understand how to apply their knowledge in a real world context.

You will be given an in-depth understanding of sports journalism as a profession and we strive to highlight to you the full range of career options available to you when you leave.

Your career and academic development are at the heart of our course design. As well as career opportunities in sports journalism, the course will open doors into areas such as PR (public relations), information management, press office/comms roles in sports clubs and organisations, sports production companies, marketing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essential Sports Journalism and Professional Practice
  • Media Law, Regulation and Court Reporting
  • Journalism in Context
  • Multi-Platform Sports Journalism
  • Sports Portfolio and Professional Practice
  • Research Skills for Journalists
  • Major Journalism Dissertation
  • Major Journalism Practical 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

  • All short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an informal interview (via Skype/telephone/Zoom in not possible in person and for international students)
  • International students should have recognised qualifications equivalent to a British Bachelors degree preferably in a relevant subject (e.g. Journalism, Media Studies, English Language, English Literature, Politics, History, Law, Sociology, Sports Studies, Sports Science, Sport Performance) with a pass of at least 2:2 plus an IELTS or an equivalent English language test accepted by UKVI

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8135 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8135 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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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