Study event management, journalism, and gaming culture, preparing you to work in the dynamic Esports sector.

Learn the skills needed to manage Esport event experiences. Prepare for a career in a multifaceted, exciting field. Benefit from being taught a unique blend of event management and media training.  This innovative course blends the established subject areas of event management and journalism with an introduction to Esports culture, content creation and business planning. You’ll be taught by specialists in events management, media, and gaming to provide you with high level knowledge in each area.

Ultimately, you’ll host your own events — getting valuable experience for an exciting career. 

Why Esports?

Esports is one of the fasting growing sectors, with over £3.6 billion invested in the sector in 2018 and £1.6 billion revenue expected in revenue by 2023. With the majority of the revenue to come from sponsorship and advertising, with the rest coming from media rights, publisher fees, tickets, merchandise, digital streaming. 

You’ll also have access to our specialist facilities including TV studio, radio studio and newsrooms providing you with hands on experience to prepare you for a career in your area of interest. From managing Esports events, to Esports journalism and commentary. 

Esports in Sheffield

Sheffield is home to the three dedicated Esports venues and the National Video Game museum.  Sheffield Hallam Students Union also has an active Esports society, who compete against other University in major games such as League of Legends, DotA 2, Rocket League, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch and work with trusted organisations such as National Student Esports and NUEL.

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