Bachelor's Degree in eSports Business

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Program Description

Bachelor's Degree in eSports Business

Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Be at the front line of the rapidly growing eSports business! First in Europe, KAMK offers you a chance to study a Bachelor’s Degree in eSports Business.

The degree provides you with deeper understanding of the manifold business operations and business elements of competitive gaming. During the studies, you will gain the vital skills needed to master managing and planning eSports as a business enterprise. Upon completion of the required 210 credits within three and a half years, graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration.

ADVANCE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Are you a player but want to deepen your expertise in eSports? Do you have what it takes to become a coach? We have all the necessary tools to make you an eSports expert in business, coaching and gaming!

The basic studies provide you with the business competence needed to understand the fundamental processes of business operations and the eSports landscape. In professional studies you will study leadership and management, eSports event management and managing and planning international operations and also dive in deeper into the eSports landscape and learn about esports business, games, publishers and the community. The optional studies are a chance to specialize in coaching, event management, game development, entrepreneurship or in R&D projects.

REFUSE TO LOSE

As a professional in eSports Business you can be part of developing and managing partnerships and business collaborations (such as advertising, marketing, sponsorship to name a few) or working with developing strategies. Your tasks may also include identifying new products or distribution opportunities, negotiating agreements, sourcing sponsors or do market analyzing, research or financial modeling to help to make the business decisions. You can also be involved in organizing or marketing the tournaments and events in eSports. Depending on your area of specialization, you can also coach players and team members, start your own business or work in game development.

Electronic Sports (eSports) is an umbrella term for organized, competitive computer gaming, usually between professionals. Esports has been becoming increasingly popular since the beginning of the 21st century and it is one of also Finland’s fastest-growing top sports, already being a natural part of many young people’s everyday lives. The number of players is expected to grow rapidly to hundreds of millions around the world. Championships for the most popular titles gather larger audience than most sports championships. Professional video game competitors have generated millions in revenue over the past few years thanks to sponsorship and advertising.

Growth has been exceptionally rapid and millions of viewers around the world follow esports tournaments. It is a growing industry with huge business potential and now you have a chance to be at the frontline of this development – study to be a professional within the eSports Business!

Eligibility

You can apply to a Bachelor’s degree in Finland if you have completed: Foreign qualification that provides eligibility for higher education in the awarding country

• the Finnish general upper secondary school syllabus and/or the matriculation examination (ylioppilastutkinto/lukio)

• International Baccalaureate, Reifeprüfung or European Baccalaureate Diploma

• A Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification (ammatillinen perustutkinto)

• A Finnish post-secondary or higher vocational level diploma (opistoasteen/ ammatillisen korkea-asteen tutkinto)

• A Finnish vocational upper secondary qualification or a further or specialist vocational qualification as a competence-based qualification, or a comparable previous qualification (ammattitutkinto/erikoisammattitutkinto

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2018
Duration
Duration
42 months
Full time
Price
Price
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Information
Deadline
Jan. 24, 2018
Locations
Finland - Kajaani
Start date: Aug. 2018
Application deadline Jan. 24, 2018
End date Request Info
Dates
Aug. 2018
Finland - Kajaani
Application deadline Jan. 24, 2018
End date Request Info
Price The tuition fee for non-EU/EEA citizens is 6000 euros per academic year. There is no tuition fee for EU/EEA citizens.