Lyceum of the Philippines University has officially launched its newest 4-year degree program under the College of Technology called Bachelor of Science in Esports. With the approval from the Commission on Higher Education, Lyceum of the Philippines University with its autonomous status is the first of many educational institutions in the Philippines to offer this degree program to all aspiring students.
In partnership with Tier One Entertainment headed by its CEO Tryke Gutierrez, both institutions have successfully constructed a comprehensive curriculum for the said program. During the event, Dean, College of Technology, Dr. Arlene Caballero, has briefly discussed all possible career opportunities, advantages of taking a technology-inclined college program, and the future that awaits for a student that has completed the degree including its ranking on the highest paying jobs in the world.
The program is aimed towards building a career on the back-end of esports. There are 2 tracks in this program: Esports Management and Game Design and Development. Esports Management tackles the fundamental concepts of esports management: management and organization, planning and team management, and business skills. While Game Design and Development focuses on the fundamentals of esports, game design, and game development.
|Course Code||Course Description||Lec||Lab||Units|
|ESPN11C||Introduction to Esports||3||0||3|
|EGTL11C||Esports Game Technology||3||0||3|
|IGDL21C||Introduction to Game Design and Development||2||3||3|
|EDP121C||Esports Digital Production 1||2||3||3|
|EPSL22C||Event Planning and Strategy||3||0||3|
|ESAN22C||Esports Market Analytics and Global Trends||3||0||3|
|SMPN11C||Social Media and Professional Ethics||3||0||3|
|TML11C||Introduction to Media||3||0||3|
|SSPN12C||Sports Science: Physicality of Gaming||3||0||3|
|IADL12C||Introduction to Advertising||3||0||3|
|SPGL12C||Single Player Gaming||3||0||3|
|PMCL21C||Player Management and Coaching Teams||3||0||3|
|EDP222C||Esports Digital Production 2||2||3||3|
|EBMN31C||Esports Business Model||3||0||3|
|CIEN31C||Contemporary Issues in Esports||3||0||3|
|ELEP33C||Esports Live Event Production and Experience||6||0||6|
|MKTN32C||Marketing I – Esports and Gaming Marketing||3||0||3|
The program is now in full swing and is ready to be offered to students for the AY 2021-2022. Full details about the program as well as the admission, tuition fee pricing, and other requirements can be found on the website of Lyceum of the Philippines University.