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Esports (with a placement year) BA (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Focusing on the business side of esports, this is a unique course taught from what is considered to be one of the largest and best games universities in the UK.The BA (Hons) Esports focuses on the business of esports. You will learn how to host small and large scale events for single player and multi-player teams, create business plans to develop teams, create online communities and promote your events through digital marketing. You will also get the opportunity to explore the culture of esports, its audience and fan base and different game genres that make up the most popular in current times.Staffordshire University is considered to be one of the largest and best games universities in the UK. In 2016 we were the best place in the UK to study games design and development by ALPHR – the online branch of PC Pro. We also have a long history of event management courses with feedback via NSS and SVS indicating a high level of student satisfaction.The success in these two areas will see a unique partnership between games and events to create a truly outstanding experience in the UK market.Our academics come from a variety of backgrounds, including marketing, games design, interactive media technology, event management and esports practitioners.Join one of our six competitive societies: League of Legends, DOTA2, Hearthstone, Counter Strike, Overwatch and Super Smash Bros and compete in events in the UK and overseas.Take part in UK and International varsities.Visit esports events in the UK and take part in an International residential.Study digital marketing and take Google Garage Exams as part of the course.Plan, develop and implement an esports event. In the first year the event will be a single player event, in year two this progresses to a team player event and in the third year the event will be a large scale, commercial venue event with team players and a prize fund.You will be taught in a dedicated Esports Lab and Pro Gamer training facility with all the latest industry standard software and hardware.On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) EsportsPlacement year opportunities can be taken up between years 2 and 3 and our Workplace Learning Manager, alongside your course team, will be able to help and support you when exploring your placement opportunities.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

New industry-standard e-sports and games design facilities at the main Stoke-on-Trent campus and London campus, Digital Institute London.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    77th out of 123 3

    26th out of 84 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 51%

    88th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    76th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    39th

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    124 62%

    48th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    52nd

    41

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