E-sports is a relatively new and rather promising industry. Cybersportsmen hone their skills in computer battles, and the best of them get quite decent money. The main income is prize-winning places at serious cyber tournaments, support of sponsors and advertisers.
Today, in almost any country in the world, including Russia, you can enroll in the university at the esports faculty and become a certified specialist in this field.
South Korea is a leader in cyber education
Cybersport colleges have been operating in South Korea for several years. Already from the age of 12, you can study at a specialized institution, preparing for admission to the university. It is in this country that esports is developed as strongly as possible, and university students often become members of various cyber teams around the world.
Russian higher educational institutions decided to keep up with the times and keep up with universities in other countries and introduced the opportunity to get education in the field of eSports.
Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sports, Youth and Tourism
This university became the first in the country to issue an esports diploma. The first students entered this specialty back in 2014. To enter the faculty, you must pass an exam in biology, Russian, pass tests of physical fitness and cognitive abilities.
During the first two years, students learn general subjects specific to the University of Physical Education. Specialization begins in the third year.
Upon graduation, graduates receive a state diploma, and job offers as an organizer of cyber tournaments, a judge or a coach.
Higher School of Economics
This university also found a place for e-sports. The Federation of Virtual Sports of the Russian Federation has recently experienced a shortage of personnel to carry out management in this area. The curriculum provides an opportunity to get a management specialty in e-sports.
Training in this case lasts only six months. Form – correspondence. After receiving a document on the change in career guidance, graduates are given the opportunity to work in industries related to esports in leadership positions.
At this university, cyber specialties are taught on the basis of a partnership agreement with a British university, which allows after graduation to receive a diploma not only of a domestic, but also of a European standard.
At Synergy University, training is conducted exclusively by practicing teachers who work in the field of e-sports and are interested in recruiting new talented employees for their companies.
Evgeniya Ronzhina is the main partner of the gaming area and eSports vector
The faculty also includes investors who follow the most interesting and promising projects, as well as platform organizers who analyze all new users who appear in the cyber industry.
Training at Synergy is carried out in three forms – distance, on weekends and classically.