Nottingham, United Kingdom

Journalism Today: Stadiums and Studios

when 19 July 2021 - 30 July 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee GBP 1100

Explore the exciting world of sports journalism and TV presenting.

Nottingham is the home of Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, the Panthers Ice Hockey Team, the National Water Sports Centre, and it is the official City of Football for the UK. Where better to learn the craft of sports journalism?

You will begin by learning how to write scripts for multimedia, including match reports and sports features. You will also explore the use of social media and blogs. You will learn interview techniques in the studio and on location, and see first-hand how a sports journalist works whilst visiting key venues in Nottingham.

You will gain a good understanding of how to construct a multimedia sports story, be able to demonstrate the practical skills relevant to sports journalism,and be able to work effectively as part of a news team.

Once the work behind the scenes is complete, you will then gain the experience of being a television presenter in a studio and on location. You will receive voice training and performance coaching to enable you to feel relaxed and confident in front of the camera. Script writing for bulletins and multi-camera presenting will be taught.

The course is delivered in NTU’s Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism,which houses an industry-standard broadcast suite.

Target group

This course is ideal if you are interested in journalism, media and communications, and have the required English language skills - IELTS score of 7 or equivalent.

Course aim

By the end of this course,you will understand how to plan, design and execute research in sports, events and television journalism.

Credits info

5 EC
10 UK credits / 5 ECTS

Fee info

GBP 1100: 10% early-bird discount on the tuition fee is available to students applying and paying before March 31 2021. Apply for two courses (4 weeks) and receive a 20% tuition fee discount off your second course!
GBP 370: On-campus accommodation for two-weeks in a single room with ensuite facilities and shared kitchen and living space. For off-campus accommodation (10 minute walk) the price is £290 for two-weeks - as above rooms are single, ensuite with shared kitchen and living spaces. Both accommodations have 24 hour security.