Our Sports Media course allows you to combine practical skills and reflective learning to kick-start your career in the competitive worlds of sports journalism, PR, communication, management and all aspects of audience engagement.
You will be taught by the best in the business, in state of the art facilities. You will write and produce news stories across multi-platforms, you will engage in key aspects of sports business ideas, and you will be exposed to the communications skills to greatly enhance your employability.
Sports Media course
Graduate Diploma of Sports Media
6 Core Subjects
- Content Marketer
- Digital Marketer
You will learn to research, interview, compile and review as key components of this course. These foundational skills are developed through hands-on experience and professional practice. Taught by critically acclaimed academics, you can gain relevant and esteemed guidance to become an equipped producer of media, content and journalism.
Sought after skills
We understand that to become advantageous in your industry or in your career change, you may need new skills or need to specialise your expertise. With journalistic skills in; communications, production and media, you can gain adaptable skills which are valuable in a range of fields and positions.
Sydney Cricket Ground Trust
We have a unique arrangement which provides you with the opportunity to study in real facilities, with real games and scenarios to build your in-house, hands-on experience.
This course is taught by teachers from the School of Communication and the School of Business, along with leading industry practitioners.
Rugby Australia Building, Moore Park
Used as Rugby Australia's headquarters and home to Australia's elite national rugby teams, this new facility also enables us to cement our sector-leading connections with top sporting organisations based at the precinct and through these connections, we are developing unmatched opportunities for our students seeking internships and experience within professional sport, preparing you for the jobs of the future.
A great part of the Sports Media course is the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s high-profile professionals. During my first semester we had the CEO’s of the NRL, Sydney Swans and Sydney Sixers all come into class for a Q&A, which was something I never thought I’d have the opportunity to be a part of.
Freelance Digital Video Publisher at FOX Sports
Graduate , Graduate Diploma of Sports Media
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Why choose UTS?
Australia’s #1 Young University*
UTS is the number-1 ranked university under 50 years in Australia and number 8 in the world. That means we’re different from other institutions: we’re outstanding in the areas that we work in, whether it be our courses or our research. The odds are, whatever degree you choose at UTS, you’ll find us at the front of the pack
*Times Higher Education WUR Top 200 under 50 Rankings 2016–2017 and QS Top 50 Under 50 2017–2018
Research with real-world impact
We’ve joined the world’s elite. We now sit among the Top-200 universities in the world, as ranked by Times Higher Education in 2016. That’s because our research has real-world impact, we’re respected by our peers and our learning environment is world-class. That means you’ll be getting the benefit of teaching underpinned by high-quality research, whether it be into big data, the future of work or other key areas. Imagine where we’ll be tomorrow.
Our teaching staff stand out for many reasons. It might be because they’re experienced industry professionals who have moved into academia. It might be the fact that their research is ranked as world-standard. And it will definitely be because they are using our industry-leading learning futures approach. For all these reasons, they’re the ones who’ll be giving you the tools to advance your career.
A campus central to the city
Your time matters. That’s why we deliver our classes in a variety of different modes, from evening classes to delivering whole subjects over a multi-day block session. We’re also investing in new teaching technologies to give our students more options for blended learning. Best of all our city campus is located a few minutes’ walk from Sydney’s biggest transport hub, Central Station. You’ll be able to get here (and away) with ease.
Save 10% on your degree
If you’re one of UTS's 200,000+ alumni, you’ll automatically save 10% on most of our postgraduate degree programs through the UTS Alumni Advantage program. Find out if you’re eligible now.