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About

The M.S. in Esports at Staffordshire University is designed to prepare you to lead the next generation of people working in this exciting industry. You’ll meet the people shaping the industry today, find out about the history of the sport and develop your own ideas on what the future might look like for Esports.

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Overview

The Esports course from  Staffordshire University is a cutting-edge course designed to give you the skill set needed to work within a growing number of jobs in this flourishing industry.

Studying under internationally renowned course leaders in a university with one of the largest computer games schools in the UK, you’ll learn exciting new skills that will enable you to fully immerse yourself in the esports ecosystem.

You will be expected to develop higher level research and analytical skills through the development of a substantive research project of your choice. 

The focus will be on strategic level management skills, influencing policies and practices in the industry and developing a critical awareness of the sociological, political and legal landscape.

Like esports itself, this practical course is fast and dynamic, and you’ll be expected to work in a range of esports settings within weeks of starting your course.

Careers

After completing the Esports MA, you’ll be equipped to take on the following roles in industry:

  • Shoutcaster/host
  • Coach/analyst
  • Journalist/content creator
  • PR/Marketing executive
  • Product manager
  • Sales/partnerships manager
  • Admin/referee
  • Organisation owner/manager
  • Community/social media manager
  • Broadcast/production crew
  • Event manager
  • Agent

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation and Dissemination 
  • Esports Ecosystem and Metrics 
  • International Esport Policy and Planning 
  • Managing Esport Arena Strategies 
  • Research Methods and Esports Data 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will usually have achieved a 2:2 in a computing, games, business, events, marketing or digital related subject with evidence of engagement in Esports.  
  • Alternatively you may have professional qualifications and/or experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13384 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7246 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7850 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.

Funding

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