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Esports - Digital Institute London BA (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Digital Institute London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Staffordshire University brings a fresh approach to education at its new Digital Institute London. Brand new for September 2019 the Institute is based at Here East, right at the heart of the Olympic Park in London. You will be taught in new open plan learning spaces with the best in new technology and have access to social spaces for industry networking to set you up for the best start.Here East is home to a variety of communications, broadcasting and technological businesses and the metropolis of central London just a tube ride away, meaning the possibilities for social and professional development are endless.Our BA (Hons) Esports is the first of its kind in the UK and will open up opportunities all over the world. 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 2018 we were a finalist in the 'Best Educational Institution' at the TIGA Games Industry Awards and in the Complete University Guide 2019 we featured as one of the top ten places to study Events.The success in these two areas has seen 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.• 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. On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Esports

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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