Staffordshire University will launch UK’s first esports degree in September 2018. UK has been a laggard in EU in esports, however considering the number of organisations based off UK, it is no doubt that UK will form a major role in esports in the years to come.
The degree will be a three year course with :
- Year one: An introduction to eSports and the business behind gaming events.
- Year two: Students will be asked to develop and deliver a “team-based eSports event.”
- Year three: Undergraduates will create a “large-scale” commercial eSports event from start to finish, while also creating a business plan for an eSports company.
.@StaffsUni is introducing the UK's first eSports degree to commence in 2018. Fantastic
— Ed Vaizey (@edvaizey) May 30, 2017