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LPU Manila launches BS Esports course

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 ProgramESports Management TrackGame Design and Devt track
Project Coordinators/PlannersTeam Manager/OwnerGame Designer
PR OfficerSales and Ideation ManagerGame Testers
Social Media Coordinator Marketing/PR ExecutiveVideo Game Designer
QA Analyst Community/Social Media ManagerSoftware Developer
Brand Development Executive Esports AgentAnimation Engineer
Sales and Marketing OfficerEvent Manager/Production ExecutiveLead Game Programmer/Developer
Video Editors Production/Broadcasting Associate Game Quality Assurance
Graphic Designers Project ManagersVideo Game quality assurance Engineer
Digital Content ProducersMarketing ManagerAssociate Technical Director
Technical DirectorsMarket ResearcherSenior Game Sound Engineer
Broadcast ManagersBusiness Devt ManagerGraphics Programmer
Sound EngineersTechnical Support Engineer
Business Performance Analyst

source: LPU Manila

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1 Response

  1. Avatar for anonymous anonymous says:

    The game design track might be useful and could have skills that can be transferred to other jobs. The management part? Maybe an alternative for corporate.

    Is eSports even viable in the Philippines like in South Korea?

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