The Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila Campus, has officially launched its Bachelor of Science in Esports degree.
The curriculum was developed in partnership with Tier One Entertainment, an Esports and Gaming entertainment company. According to LPU Manila, the Bachelor of Science in Esports focuses on the back-end or business of Esports. The 4-year course comprises of two tracks: Esports Management and Game Design and Development. The university is also offering a 2-year program leading to an Associate in Esports and Game Design.
Esports Management covers fundamental concepts of Esports management and will teach students management and organization, planning and team management, and business skills. The program also enables the students to develop business plans and organize events utilizing online streaming, marketing, and advertising events through digital technology.
Game Design and Development covers the concepts, principles, and techniques in design and development grounded on the fundamental knowledge of esports. This aims to develop knowledge and understanding of esports blended with the concept of game design theories and game programming. The program enables the students to enhance creativity and inventiveness in game design and game development.
LPU Manila also mentions that students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Esports will explore the culture of esports and experience opportunities for internships through industry partnerships to prepare the student’s career.
The university also notes the career and roles that degree holders can take in the future:
|Associate in Esports and Game Design: 2-year Program||ESports Management Track||Game Design and Devt track|
|Project Coordinators/Planners||Team Manager/Owner||Game Designer|
|PR Officer||Sales and Ideation Manager||Game Testers|
|Social Media Coordinator||Marketing/PR Executive||Video Game Designer|
|QA Analyst||Community/Social Media Manager||Software Developer|
|Brand Development Executive||Esports Agent||Animation Engineer|
|Sales and Marketing Officer||Event Manager/Production Executive||Lead Game Programmer/Developer|
|Video Editors||Production/Broadcasting||Associate Game Quality Assurance|
|Graphic Designers||Project Managers||Video Game quality assurance Engineer|
|Digital Content Producers||Marketing Manager||Associate Technical Director|
|Technical Directors||Market Researcher||Senior Game Sound Engineer|
|Broadcast Managers||Business Devt Manager||Graphics Programmer|
|Sound Engineers||Technical Support Engineer|
|Business Performance Analyst|
source: LPU Manila