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Course summary

The University of Salford is delighted to announce the release of our HND Esports Business Management course for September 2023. This innovative programme will engage and inspire future talent to gain employment in a rapidly emerging industry. Esports is an international sporting phenomenon within the global and digital marketplace, in 2021 the community had more than 3.24 billion video gamers across the globe. The sector in the UK currently supports over 1,200 jobs and is rapidly growing. The course will draw upon the continued success of this national and international industry and provide a programme that will educate and inspire the next generation of industry professionals. The fundamental aspects of esports will be the cornerstone of the course, collaborating with grassroot online communities, esports tournament organisers, gaming innovators, publishers and working with national / international governing bodies. This course has been developed with the help of industry leaders, meaning every module has been carefully considered and will help build the skills needed by future professionals in the Esports industry. You will be studying in a bespoke immersive environment, built to host the digital requirements of the course. This includes an esports tournament arena, broadcasting equipment and an esports lab for teaching, learning, and gaming. BE INDUSTRY READY The Esports market has boomed in recent years with increasing demand from viewers wanting to watch the most popular gamers in the world. The coverage of Esports is only increasing, with demand expected to grow to 640.8 million viewers of Esports worldwide by 2025. In turn, this growth is creating thousands of jobs in this industry and fresh demand for graduates with specific skills and knowledge. This is your perfect opportunity to turn your interests into a stable, successful and fulfilling career. Following on from the HND, you will also have the opportunity to complete a BSc top-up degree to further your knowledge and refine your skills.


Digital Business Skills (Esports) Esports Game Development Foundations Esports Eco Systems Pt 1 - Culture and Community Esports Entertainment Technology – Broadcast Technology Pt 1 Esports Eco-Systems Pt 2. – Understanding Current Contexts and Environments. Ethics and Integrity in Esports Future Innovations and Technologies for Esports Esports Event Tournament; Planning and Pitching Esports Entertainment Broadcast Tech Pt II SBS Esports Tournament – LIVE PROJECT DELIVERY Esports Professional Development and Enterprise Esports Marketing Campaigns in Practice

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

GCSE English Language at grade C/level 4 or above (or equivalent) is required. GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential. OR GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) is required. You must fulfil our GCSE entry requirements in addition to the Level 3 qualification requirements.

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HND Esports Business Management | University of Salford
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