Staffordshire University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Games PR and Community Management (with a Foundation Year) - Digital Institute London

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Course summary

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Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award. A ground-breaking course for the games community managers of the future. This course will get your creative juices flowing, transporting you into a professional environment where you will examine day-to-day experiences of a games community manager. You’ll get to experience how to think creatively, striving for innovation on multiple channels. From gaming communities to social media (Snapchat, Twitch, Reddit, Instagram and beyond), you will learn how to create gaming content and campaigns for a variety of outlets. During your games PR strand you will get to analyse the academic and practical aspects of games PR. You will learn how to examine and develop innovative 360 games PR campaigns that may include social media, influencer outreach, events, consumer media, specialist games press, trade PR and working with third-parties and partners. We always place a great importance on postgraduate employability and, therefore, have a programme of guest lectures from leading industry experts from the world of community management and games PR who will visit each semester to share their experience and set live, real-world briefs for you to work on. On completion of this course you will leave with an outstanding portfolio and showreel that showcases you are industry-ready and can work in a games community management role or social media management role in a variety of industries. During the Foundation Year you will be introduced to media theory and different technical methods to help you build your skills and confidence in preparation for your progression into the first year of the main degree. You’ll study your first year at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London at their Tottenham campus and on successful completion you will continue your studies at Staffordshire University London at the Digital Institute based in Here East. High levels of tutor support and guidance will prepare you for degree level study.

Course details


Digital Media Skills for Games and Esports (60) Contemporary Issues in Esports (30) Professional Skills (30)

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeG725
Institution code S72
Campus nameThe College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (Capital City College Group)
Campus codeW

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For further details of what is and is not included in your tuition fees please visit
Games PR and Community Management (with a Foundation Year) - Digital Institute London at Staffordshire University - UCAS