Bachelor degree
13 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Intakes: January, September
International tuition: £14,500
Domestic tuition: £7,850

Program overview

MA in esports 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.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


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. If you need to discuss the entry requirements please get in touch with the course leader.

Career opportunities

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

Campus location

Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom

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