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Games PR & Community Management (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

A ground-breaking course for the games community managers of the future. This course will get your creative juices flowing, transporting you into a professional environment where you will examine day-to-day experiences of a games community manager. You’ll get to experience how to think creatively, striving for innovation on multiple channels. From gaming communities to social media (Snapchat, Twitch, Reddit, Instagram and beyond), you will learn how to create gaming content and campaigns for a variety of outlets.During your games PR strand you will get to analyse the academic and practical aspects of games PR. You will learn how to examine and develop innovative 360 games PR campaigns that may include social media, influencer outreach, events, consumer media, specialist games press, trade PR and working with third-parties and partners. We always place a great importance on postgraduate employability and, therefore, have a programme of guest lectures from leading industry experts from the world of community management and games PR who will visit each semester to share their experience and set live, real-world briefs for you to work on. On completion of this course you will leave with an outstanding portfolio and showreel that showcases you are industry-ready and can work in a games community management role or social media management role in a variety of industries.Placement 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

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

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    54th out of 110 10

  • Entry standards

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    111 51%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    67 67%

    76th

  • Student satisfaction

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    4.05 81%

    39th

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    106 53%

    74th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    81 81%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.81 76%

    78th

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    124 52%

    67th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

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    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    8th

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