esports BSc Welcome Pack

Welcome to esports BSc 2022.

The esports degree at the University of Northampton focuses on the key knowledge and skills valued by employers and required for further study. Our programme of study is practical based, stimulating, well-structured and research-informed covering a range of topic areas including esports events, marketing, coaching, media, casting and streaming, and psychology, The practical elements of the degree make use of purpose-built laboratories to develop your esports knowledge and industry-valued skills. Our academic staff are highly supportive, research active, enthusiastic, and excellent teachers.

We complement our staff expertise with involvement from industry experts and provide you with opportunities to visit esports events to learn about how to design and deliver an outstanding esports experience. Our careers and employability team ensures our graduates are well-prepared for employment. Additionally, the programme offers a placement year and internship opportunities. We also provide dedicated gaming time in weekly scrims, and social activities through the University’s Esports and Gaming Society.

Your Programme Leader

Scott Bradley

Head of Subject: Science


Welcome and Induction Session

To welcome you to esports, please attend our online session:


There is no specialist equipment required for the BSc esports degree. Every new student will be provided a free UON student t-shirt, you can also purchase additional kit from our supplier Kit Locker once you are enrolled with us, should you wish.

We recommend the following core text for Level 4 study: Hedlund, D.P., Fried, G. & Smith, R.C. (2021) Esports Business Management. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

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