In order to establish a solid base of the knowledge and skills of modern journalism, you will be introduced to the key theories, contexts and practices within this industry. The course will examine sports journalism in depth, and will have a strong focus towards electronic media. You will develop a wide range of skills, including writing and broadcasting, to ensure you have the necessary skills for today’s converged media industry.
Why Study Sports Journalism with us?
With its unique location, the Parkgate Campus provides a fantastic opportunity to study Sports Journalism. A host of Premier League giants are based in the region, for racing enthusiasts there is the famous Chester ‘Roodee’ Racecourse, and the course boasts strong links with Vanarama National League side Chester FC, who train on campus.
There are also exclusive opportunities to get involved with Super League heavyweights Warrington Wolves, who are based at our Warrington Campus.
We have newsrooms dedicated to journalism, and you will be expected to pursue stories and develop contacts away from the classroom to assist with content for assignments and your professional portfolio.
Active sports journalists/lecturers are involved in teaching the course, and together have a vast range of industry experience and contacts.
Open Days 2017
Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.
- Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)
- Saturday 21st October