Scholarship offered to sports fan students

Students wanting a career in sports journalism, public relations or marketing are being presented with a unique scholarship opportunity from Swansea University which will give them the chance to work for one of the UK’s leading sports club brands, Ospreys Rugby.

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The scholarship worth £1,500 is open to UK and EU postgraduate students applying for a MA in Communication, Media Practice and PR at the University’s College of Arts and Humanities.  The successful applicant will be offered a work placement with the Ospreys commercial marketing team and will head a project to market Swansea University’s sponsorship of the Ospreys.

Course director Sian Rees said: “This is a very exciting opportunity for students with an interest in a career in sports communication to work with a leading marketing team at one of the country’s top rugby clubs. The placement will give the successful student the chance to gain strategic marketing experience and work in areas such as sponsorship, hospitality and advertising.”

The closing date for applications is 21st August 2015 and more information about the scholarship can be found on our scholarships webpage.