What will I learn?

**Course summary**• Learn the skills needed to manage esport event experiences.• Prepare for a career in a multifaceted, exciting field.• 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.A variety of learning and teaching methods are used to help you develop the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for an esports career.The approaches vary between modules. They include formal lectures, seminars, problem-solving exercises, case studies, individual and group presentations and directed learning activities.Throughout, you’ll be taught by subject experts from esports, media and event management.You learn through• active and experiential learning• using critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, creativity and innovation• collaboration and team working• live projects — working with real clients to deliver consultancy-based projects, such as live esports events**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.

Which department am I in?

Sheffield Hallam University

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,995.00 (US$ 18,231) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,995.00 (US$ 18,231) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2021

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes: two GCE/VCE A level passes; High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A' level standard; and other international qualifications gained after 13 years of secondary/further education. Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. IELTS for UKVI 6.0; Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

At Sheffield Hallam, be taught by people who are experts in their subject and passionate about sharing their knowledge and industry experience.

  • Based in Sheffield - a true student city
  • Work placements for students through a vast network
  • A low cost of living
  • Modern, upgraded facilities across two campuses