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Sports journalism at Solent

Media communications skills are in high demand in our digital age and you can use your passion for the game to go beyond the classic roles of journalist, copywriter, or broadcaster. Sports journalism skills open up a huge range of opportunities – everything from public relations to digital content, publishing to social media.

At Solent, you can perfect your communication skills with a blend of creative and practical techniques, so you can find your unique voice and learn the essential skills to work in the specialised professional worlds of broadcast, publishing and beyond.

On our sports journalism courses, you can develop your professional skills as a modern journalist, from research and video editing to interview techniques, presentation and more, applying your passion and sports knowledge for television, radio and streaming.

Our courses encourage students to develop their editorial and technical skills, build relationships with external clients and produce a portfolio of video, audio and academic material to showcase your abilities to potential employers.

Our enthusiastic and passionate academic staff have experience in writing-based careers and as journalists are actively engaged with current research within the creative industries.

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MA Sports Broadcast Journalism

Want to bring your sports knowledge to radio, the internet or television screens? Solent’s Sports Broadcast Journalism master’s degree is an advanced course designed to help...

BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

Turn your love of sports into a writing career. Join the longest running BJTC-accredited sports journalism degree in the UK, where graduates go into jobs with the biggest names in the industry.


Our vibrant campus provides state-of-the-art facilities to enhance your learning and elevate your student experience. Our award-winning teaching building, the Spark, is centred around students and offers a stimulating study environment with flexible learning spaces.

The library is open 24/7 during peak periods in term-time. Situated over five floors, the library gives students and staff access to over 150,000 books in print and online, and over 33,000 e-journals, as well as group and individual study spaces, 400 PCs and Macs, and 100 laptops. Sports journalism students benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in state-of-the-art media facilities. That means TV and radio studios, a wide range of TV, photography and video equipment freely loaned to students, a dedicated industry-standard newsroom and edit suites with the latest

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