Why study sports journalism at La Trobe?

World-class research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in language, communication and culture.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Hands-on media experience

Showcase your work alongside other emerging journalists on La Trobe’s media platform, upstart.

Check out some of their published work

Top 50 globally

La Trobe's sports-related subjects are among the world's best.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 2020, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Sports-Related Subjects

Career opportunities in sports journalism

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study sport journalism prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Sport journalist
  • Social media manager
  • Sport broadcaster
  • Videographer
  • Digital content producer
  • Media and communications manager

Future employers

Potential employers of sport journalism graduates include:

  • Sporting clubs
  • Media companies
  • Community sport organisations
  • Digital agencies
  • Sport industry bodies

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