801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2021
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2020
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Esports - Sheffield Hallam University

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. **How you learn** 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.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-23
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,250