Curriculum launched at local university to foster e-sports professionals

Students will be offered courses covering all aspects of the e-sports industry, including video gaming, live broadcasting, game hosting and planning.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Overseas Education College has collaborated with Loongcent to launch an e-sports curriculum.

Students will be offered courses covering all aspects of the e-sports industry, including video gaming, live broadcasting, game hosting and planning. They are expected to become professional gamers, judges, club managers or e-sports marketing specialists.

E-sports will be an official event at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. 

China’s e-sports industry is booming in recent years. According to a report released by iResearch, the sales revenue of the country’s e-sports market exceeded 65 billion yuan (US$10.1 billion) in 2017. The spin-off market is also growing rapidly.

On May 20, China’s RNG team beat the KZ DragonX team from South Korea to win the global champion at the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) in Paris.

Ti Gong

China's RNG team wins the global champion at the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) in Paris.

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