Esports Production at De Montfort University - UCAS

Course summary

Take your passion for gaming to the next level on this specialist course, which combines theoretical learning and practical skills such as broadcast technologies and event production to prepare you for a variety of roles in the esports industry. Considered one of the fastest-growing sectors in the creative industries, the esports global market is predicted to grow year on year to generate an impressive £4.4 billion in revenue by 2027. Leading the way in live events production, broadcasting and streaming and content creation, there’s never been a more exciting time to get involved. Our Esports Production BA (Hons) programme provides a unique, holistic education of esports to prepare you for a range of roles in this fast-moving sector. Beginning by learning about the fascinating cultures and contexts of gaming and esports, you will go on to develop a range of practical and versatile skills across event production, data analytics and broadcast technologies. Each academic year will culminate in a live Esports event of your own design. Thanks to The Leicester Media School’s strong links with industry, you will also have opportunities to enhance your learning through industry visits and guest lectures, and will be encouraged to engage in practical work experience and volunteering with local esports and gaming organisations. Key Features

  • Elevate your production game with our specialist facilities. Our multimillion-pound Creative Technology Studios include audio recording studios, online broadcast-standard radio production studios, multi-camera TV studios and full green screen capabilities.
  • Benefit from the Leicester Media School’s long-standing media expertise. Our teaching staff have years of experience in broadcast and broadcast technologies to draw on and many are still active in industry.
  • Take advantage of DMU Global, which offers unforgettable experiences to help develop you both personally and academically. Previous media students have explored Berlin’s fascinating media history and been behind the scenes at New York’s NBC studio.
  • Supercharge your career with a work placement. Our award-winning Careers Team can help you to secure a placement with top industry leaders and local businesses, many of whom offer paid opportunities.
  • Join the DMU Esports Society and take part in UK and international esports varsity leagues like NUEL and NSE. The Society supports a large range of competitive games such as League of Legends and TFT, Overwatch, CS:GO, Valorant, Rocket League, Hearthstone, Rainbow Six Siege, Tekken and Smash.
  • Benefit from Education 2030, where a simplified ‘block learning’ timetable means you will study one subject at a time and have more time to engage with your learning, receive faster feedback and enjoy a better study-life balance.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16250 Year 1
International £16250 Year 1

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Esports Production at De Montfort University - UCAS