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UCAS CODE: I600

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

As a BSc (Hons) esports student you will study disciplines around competitive live and on-line video gaming. During your study you will develop skills needed for a career in this exciting, multimillion pound field including games play, event production, hosting, journalism, management, psychology and technology support.BSc (Hons) esports focuses on the business of a competitive video gaming. This is one of the world’s most exciting and growing multi billion pound industries. There are an increasing number of job opportunities for graduates with the knowledge and expertise to excel in this environment.As esports individuals and teams compete globally both live and on-line. This degree develops graduates to work in this exciting global industry. You will work with players and teams, create online communities, promote events through digital marketing as well as exploring the culture of esports, its ethical and legislative regulations and learn what is happening in the industry right now.All key components of the esports event industry are taught including games play, event production, hosting and casting, journalism, games psychology, business management and esports technology support. Throughout your degree you will be hosting your own events, and as you progress you will support and run a series of larger live and on-line events.The University of Northampton works with range of local, regional, national and international esports, video games, events and digital bodies which provides an excellent basis to learn and real world application**By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:**- You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits).- Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.- Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically.- We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** - Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you to achieve them. We’ll support you to identify the skills you’re learning during your course, find your strengths and secure practical experience so that when it comes to applying for jobs or further study you’ll feel confident in standing out from the crowd. **The Northampton Employment Promise** - In fact, we’re so confident in our careers and employability support that if you achieve at least a 2:2 degree and complete either our Employability Plus Gold programme or achieve a Changemaker Gold Certificate during your time studying with us, but still haven’t secured full-time employment 12 months after graduating, we will secure a three – six month paid internship for you or support you into postgraduate study.All study trips subject to national and local Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions. See our situation updates page for more on the University’s response to Covid-19: northampton.ac.uk/about-us/situation-updates/✱ see Eligibility criteria and Terms and Conditions: northampton.ac.uk/student-life/university-living-laptops-trips-and-

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Northampton

  • University League Table

    109th

  • Campus address

    Main Site, The University of Northampton, Waterside Campus, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5PH, England

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