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Esports with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**• Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.• Learn the skills needed to manage esport event experiences.• Benefit from a unique blend of event management and media training.• Study the essential aspects of journalism, sports reporting, commentary and media management needed for esports.Esports is competitive video gaming where individuals or teams play against each other online and at spectator events. This innovative course blends the established subject areas of event management and journalism with an introduction to esports culture, content creation and business planning. Ultimately, you’ll host your own events — getting valuable experience for an exciting career.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Esports course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You learn through:• lectures and seminars• work placements• self-directed study• simulationsIn the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learning****Work placements**Work experience is built into this course across all levels, and you will get the opportunity to go on a placement. This gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.**Live projects**All the courses in the Sheffield Business School include a final year consultancy project. Students on the BA Esports degree course will be working with external clients to host a live esport event.**Networking opportunities**Through the event management HUB, students on the esports degree will be able to participate in the various networking events that we host throughout the year to support students in making industry contacts.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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UCAS Points : 48

48 UCAS points, including 24 points from one full A level, or equivalent

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 110 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    120 50%

    77th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    20th

    31

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