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Staffordshire University brings a fresh approach to education at its new Digital Institute London. Brand new for September 2019 the Institute is based at Here East, right at the heart of the Olympic Park in London. You will be taught in new open plan learning spaces with the best in new technology and have access to social spaces for industry networking to set you up for the best start.
Here East is home to a variety of communications, broadcasting and technological businesses and the metropolis of central London just a tube ride away, meaning the possibilities for social and professional development are endless.
This brand new course is the first of its kind in the UK and it will prepare you for a career as a games community manager of the future. Your creative skills will be developed as we immerse you in games culture from day one and our range of high tech equipment will really make you feel like you’ve stepped into an agency.
Creative thinking, striving for innovation on multiple channels and strategic planning are just some of the key skills you'll develop. 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 have a programme of guest lectures from leading industry experts who will visit each semester to share their experience and set live, real-world briefs for you to work on. This will mean you’ll graduate with an outstanding portfolio and showreel that demonstrates you are industry-ready and can work in a games community management role or social media management role in a variety of industries.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Games PR and Community Management
Fundamentals of Community Management
Games Content Creation: Communities
Community Management: for Developers
Games PR: Thinking 360
Building and developing Communities: Analytics and Beyond
Games Content Creation: Social
Community Management: AAA Publishers and Global Giants
Future Games PR and marketing
Community Management Events
Games Content Creation: Live
Crisis Community Management Project
Games PR Professional Pitch
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Digital Institute London|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||
We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. We assess each application individually, taking in to account any experience and skills you may have in your chosen field.
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|A level||BBC||Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 112 points.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 112 UCAS points.|
|Scottish Higher||Achieve a minimum of 112tariff points achieved from either five Highers or a combination of two Highers offered with two Advanced Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of (CCCCD) are required.|
|AS||Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 points|
|Extended Project||Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 points|
|HNC (BTEC)||P||May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.|
|HND (BTEC)||P||May be considered for advanced entry onto the second or third year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4 and level 5 (where appropriate). A transcript will be required.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||112 tariff points from composite elements of IB|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H4, H4, H4, H4|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||DD||Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*||Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||Achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|