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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information Course summary

  • Build your academic skills, gaining confidence in independent and creative thinking.
  • Work in diverse teams, learning about academic writing, critical analysis and data sources.
  • Develop specialist interests and explore sector-specific modules ready for the full degree.
  • Explore theory and practice, as well as ethical and cultural elements of your subject.
The Foundation Year is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for an honours degree, or want extra preparation before starting a degree course. It introduces you to a broad range of ideas and concepts from across the subject of business. It is designed to give you the foundational knowledge that is necessary to start your chosen degree course and provides a shared learning experience with students across the University. How you learn There are a range of learning methods in the course to prepare you for your full degree route in Sheffield Business School. This foundation year is specifically focused on the development of the academic skills needed to study at University. This includes: effective reading and writing, development of academically informed arguments, and utilising a variety of sources to develop critical analysis and discussion. To enable you to develop and practise these skills you will be introduced to broad concepts and knowledge relevant to a range of different courses. The majority of the learning involves developing your interest in professional practice and academic skills. You'll receive face-to-face feedback regularly to help you complete tasks and assignments set in seminars and independent study time. In addition, you will be guided in each module via week-by-week content on the e-learning portal. This will provide you with directed learning materials and online reading lists. You will also undertake some IT-based workshops. There is a wide variety of assessments used on the course such as tests, report writing, essay writing, poster presentations, project planning and reflective writing. You learn through:
  • Lectures
  • Seminars
  • Problem-based activities
  • Group and individual work
  • Dedicated tutor support
  • Independent learning
Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, you will progress on to the main award of this course. Applied learning The modules learning outcomes have been designed to map against the course learning outcomes, the assessment packages test appropriately the module learning outcomes and contribute to the assessment of the course learning outcomes. The assessment packages are varied in nature to develop a range of skills relevant to Esport professionals and ensure that individual learners have the opportunity to showcase their diverse strengths. Future careers The Esports industry is going from strength to strength with viewership set to more than double from 2019’s data (Streamhachet, 2023) it's an exciting time to be entering the industry. Graduates could go into careers in many sectors – including: Esports Team Manager/Coach Esports Event Manager Esports Marketing Specialist Esports Content Creator/Streamer Esports Analyst/Caster Esports Entrepreneur Esports Project Manager Esports Sales Representative Esports Operations Coordinator Esports Talent Agent Esports Public Relations Specialist

Modules

Compulsory modules Esports Business Management Hot Topics In Events, Festivals, And Esports Live Esports Experience Strategic Experience Design

Assessment method

Coursework, practical.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
AA03
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Normally one from: A HND or foundation degree in a relevant subject, with an overall merit profile from year two modules. Or Equivalent qualification in a relevant subject.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Event-Management/BA-Honours-Esports-Management-1-year-topup/Full-time/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Event-Management/BA-Honours-Esports-Management-1-year-topup/Full-time/


Unistats information

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There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.

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 £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate/fees

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Esports Management Top up at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS