Sports Journalism

Module code: JO3003

In this module, you will learn the core concepts and principles of sports journalism. You will then get the chance to apply this by producing your own sports journalism pieces.

Topics covered

  • Concepts behind sports journalism
  • The sports desk
  • Sports writing as a discipline
  • Covering football
  • Major sports
  • Minor sports
  • Sports news
  • Sports features
  • Match reporting

Learning

  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 33 hours of practical work
  • 115 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Portfolio and critical reflection, 2,500 words (100%)