Our BA (Hons) Esports & Sports Media course offers hands on broadcast production and journalism experience with a key focus on the rapidly-growing esports industry. You will study esports team structures, branding and coaching alongside sports journalism, live event broadcasting and client directed production. We also consider the ethical challenges within esports and gaming, how the esports unique ecosystem operates, the impact of our consumption of sports, and the psychological and physiological research currently used in both industries. You will be taught by experienced industry personnel from both esports and sports industries with a range of special guest speakers covering team managers, commentators/casters and journalists. We are also proudly sponsored by HyperX and DXRacer and more. Examine the nature of contemporary media, how it operates, how it differs from traditional journalism, and understand the way sports narratives are organised and structured, as well as learn the key principles of camera and microphone operation
Year One Your first year introduces you to the history of esports and the context of its development as a commercial industry over the past few decades. You will also begin to explore the specific considerations and expectations of media production within esports. In addition, you will begin to understand the wider aspects of sports media production and contexts, as you gain your footing with equipment operation. Year Two In your second year, you will examine the nature of contemporary media, how it operates and how it differs from traditional journalism, as you begin to branch out to multi-camera events and develop your sports media production skills and practice. Year Three Your third year provides you with wider professional networking opportunities and industry skills in event production. You will undertake a commissioned project with an external client and work with students from other courses to deliver a one-day live event covering a number of games and competitions.
You will be assessed through a range of assignments including: Portfolios -Essays -Course work -Practical work -Presentations -Reflective writing -Continuous assessment
How to apply
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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
|No component less than 5.5
|50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
|At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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