Sports Journalism FdA

Full-time undergraduate (2 years)

University Centre Harlow

September 2016

code: P501

Apply via UCAS

Overview

This two-year foundation degree course will train you to work as a specialist sports journalist and to write for a variety of media, in print, online and over the airwaves.

Not available for September 2016

Untitled Page
Full description

Careers

The Journalism Centre at Harlow College is one of the oldest journalism schools in the country and the industry sees us a leading trainer. The National Council for the Training of Journalists accredits the course.

We’ve strong links with the news industry, as well as with local sports teams, so you’re in a good position to network with future employers and pick up work experience opportunities. Our graduates have gone on to work in mainstream journalism, and with leading sports titles, broadcasters and online publishers.

Modules & assessment

Year one, core modules

Year two, core modules

Assessment

We’ll assess your progress mainly using your portfolio although there’ll be some exams.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

Untitled Page

Whether you aim to work in the creative industries or the social sciences, the legal profession or public service, the Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need for professional life.

Our lively, diverse community and ambitious academic environment will broaden your horizons and help you develop your full potential - many of our courses give you the chance to learn another language, study abroad or undertake work placements as you study.

If you’re interested in art, music, drama or film, check out our packed programme of events. Together with our partners in the creative and cultural industries, we’re always working to enrich the cultural life of the university and the wider community.

Our research is groundbreaking and internationally recognised, with real social impact. We support the Cultures of the Digital Economy Research Institute (CoDE), whose projects include interactive music apps and documenting lifesaving childbirth procedures, as well as nine international research clusters, such as the Centre for Children's Book Studies and the Labour History Research Unit.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, six of our subject areas were awarded world-leading status: Law; Art and Design; English Language and Literature, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts.

Where can I study?

Harlow
University Centre Harlow

University Centre Harlow (UCH) is a bright, modern campus with a range of top-class facilities.

Explore UCH

Fees & funding

Course fees

UK & EU students, 2016/17 (per year)

£7,500

International students, 2016/17 (per year)

£11,000

How do I pay my fees?

You can pay your fees in the following ways.

Tuition fee loan

Untitled Page

Most English undergraduates take out a tuition fee loan with Student Finance England. The fees are then paid directly to us. The amount you repay each month is linked to your salary and repayments start in April after you graduate.

How to apply for a tuition fee loan

Paying upfront

Untitled Page

If you choose not to take out a loan you can pay your fees directly to us. There are two ways to do this: either pay in full, or through a three- or six-month instalment plan starting at registration.

How to pay your fees directly

Untitled Page

Funding for UK & EU students

We offer most new undergraduate students funding to support their studies and university life. There’s also finance available for specific groups of students.

Grants and scholarships are available for:

Entry requirements

Loading... Entry requirements are not currently available, please try again later.

Untitled Page

Important additional notes

Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email answers@anglia.ac.uk for further information.

We don't accept AS level qualifications on their own for entry to our undergraduate degree courses. However for some degree courses a small number of tariff points from AS levels are accepted as long as they're combined with tariff points from A levels or other equivalent level 3 qualifications in other subjects.

Entry requirements are for September 2016 entry. Entry requirements for other intakes may differ.

Similar courses that may interest you

Sports Science with Foundation Year BSc (Hons)

Full-time undergraduate (4 years)

Cambridge

September 2016

Sports Science BSc (Hons)

Full-time undergraduate (3 years)

Cambridge

September 2016

Sports Coaching and Physical Education BSc (Hons)

Full-time undergraduate (3 years)

Cambridge

September 2016

Get more information

UK & EU applicants

01279 86 83 16

Email University Centre Harlow