Sports Journalism with Foundation Year in Journalism Studies BA (Hons)

Leeds Trinity University

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Course info

UCAS CODE P592
Are you passionate about sport? Do you want to develop the journalistic skills to bring sport to life for audiences, help people understand what makes the industry tick and what happens off the sports field, as well as on it?Sports Journalism is about much more than match reports and events coverage. It’s about unearthing the stories behind the headlines and understanding the broader context that the sports industry operates in.This four-year course includes an initial full-time Foundation Year ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
51st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
122nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
89th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time Including Foundation Year
4 Years

Journalism

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Journalism graduate salary at this uni
£16,000
UK Journalism graduate salary
£17,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Journalism

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Language
52%
Media Studies
38%
English Literature
29%
History
21%
Sociology
16%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Latest Sports Journalism reviews

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Kieren
31 Oct 19

Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

I have only just started, around 5 weeks ago. I am loving every second and cant wait to continue. I believe thoroughly...
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Simon
25 Oct 19

Sports Journalism BA (Hons)

Its been good, worth coming to. Im enjoying the course so far as sports journalism is am enjoyable course. Ive signed...

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How Sports Journalism students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 15 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 47%
3 star 20%
2 star 6%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,045 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 50%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Leeds Trinity University
CompUniGuide ranking
122nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
A small university with a big reputation, Leeds Trinity University is renowned for teaching excellence and producing highly employable graduates. The University is one the of the UK’s top 15 universities for teaching quality and student experience. Leeds Trinity University is one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every undergraduate degree. That means you’ll graduate with up to three months’ degree-relevant experience, industry contacts and valuable employer references – without having to take a sandwich year out. The University has 12 key subject areas across three Academic Schools and Institutes: The Institute of Childhood and Education, the School of Social and Health Sciences, and the School of Communications, Business and Law.

Where you'll study

Leeds Trinity University

Brownberrie Lane Leeds
LS18 5HD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Horsforth  0.4 miles away

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