BA (Hons) Esports
& Management

3 Year Undergraduate Degree Course.

Welcome to the BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree from College of Esports, British Esports exclusive university level partner in higher education.

The BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree focuses on developing talent, resilience and identity in the context of the exciting and international world of esports through College of Esports unique TRI Curriculum approach.

This course examines esports from several perspectives, namely competitive coaching and development, sports psychology and player welfare.

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why this course?

The BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree combines enthusiasm for esports and gaming with esports coaching and management; allowing students to learn through the lens of their passion.

Modules have been carefully selected to create an enjoyable and engaging journey as well as challenging one for students, and combines best practice coaching knowledge from traditional elite sport and business.

This blend will provide a strong foundation in all that is coaching and management within the context of esports and ensure that via College of Esports unique TRI Curriculum, students will be able to apply their knowledge through work experience within the industry from an early stage.

Modules such as Fundamentals of Esports Coaching and Foundation of Teaching and Learning allow students to put their skills into practice from year one.

Importantly, the ability to vocationally apply knowledge into the esports industry from the first year will help to create a strong personal portfolio of evidence and track record of a students work and achievements to support their employability.

College of Esports are also able to utilise the state of the art facilities at the National Esports Performance Campus, thanks to its ongoing partnership with British Esports.

Students will work with College of Esports to develop their exit strategy from early in their degree programme.

As students progress into their second year, the new academic areas such as Player Psychology in Esports and Movement Science for Esports dovetail perfectly with the more traditional subjects such as Esports, Regulation & Risk and the Inclusion module.

They complement with Esports & Social Enterprises, plus learnings from year one to be able to further stretch students options and opportunities to work and engage with the esports sector.

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course learning outcomes

The BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree is structured to help students develop so that they can demonstrate these outcomes by the end of their studies.  Students won’t be expected to be able to do this from the beginning.

Upon successful completion of the BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree, students will be able to:

  • Critically appraise the legislation, policy and research that underpins key issues in the study of esports including personal and professional development, management and leadership in esports organisations, team working, event management, strategy development, strategy implementation, team management, operational management, business and finance.
  • Critically apply knowledge of theoretical concepts and research methodologies to complex problems in esports contexts.
  • Critically evaluate and communicate complex problems and solutions in esports to different audiences and in different formats.
  • Critically review and adapt behaviours that inclusively embrace culturally diverse communities and stakeholders needs.
  • Critically analyse, apply, and evaluate ethical, legal including safeguarding, business, social, health, well being and strategic issues facing esports industry professionals.
  • Critically reflect personally and professionally to identify targets for future development in a range of esports contexts.
Kalam Neal Head of Education at British Esports teaching students at the College of Esports


The BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree can lead to various career paths within the esports industry, such as:

  • Esports Coach
  • Team Manager
  • Event Organizer
  • Esports Analyst
  • Esports Consultant
  • Esports Content Creator
  • Esports Administrator
  • Esports Entrepreneur
  • Academic or Researcher
  • Career in Traditional Sports Management
  • Career in Gaming Industry

This degree provides skills in leadership, teamwork, event management, and strategic thinking, making graduates well-prepared for diverse roles in the esports and gaming sectors.

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The BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree enhances employability through:

  • Leadership development
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Event management expertise
  • Strategic thinking abilities
  • Effective communication
  • Adaptability to change
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Research and critical thinking
  • Ethical and legal awareness
  • Personal and professional growth focus

Graduates are well prepared for esports careers and other professions valuing these skills.

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The BA (Hons) Esports Coaching & Management Undergraduate Degree offers transferable skills and knowledge for higher education by fostering:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • Developing research and communication skills
  • Cultivating adaptability to new challenges
  • Enhancing ethical and legal awareness
  • Providing leadership, teamwork, and event management experience
  • Encouraging strategic thinking and personal growth
  • Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset for research and innovation

These skills are valuable for success in various academic disciplines and learning contexts at higher education levels.