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

Add more flexibility to your degree

With StudyFlex, you choose how to study your subjects – online, on campus, or a mix of both.

Great news – this is offered as a Flex major or minor at select campuses. That means at least half of the subjects in this major or minor are Flex subjects. Wherever you find them, whether they’re in a Flex major or minor or in a full StudyFlex course, our Flex subjects let you choose between studying online or on campus. It’s the perfect way to get the best of both worlds.

Discover StudyFlex

Career opportunities in sports journalism

Career pathways

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

Possible roles include:

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

Future employers

Potential employers of sports journalism graduates include:

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

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