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.
This course is embedded in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Sports Media course
Graduate Diploma of Sports Media
6 Core Subjects
Career options include reporter, producer, presenter and editor across all forms of sports media and sporting bodies, agencies and related private and public organisations.
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 academics 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