Playing games now is not only intended to fill spare time, not a few who are serious about pursuing a career as a gamer, either via smartphone or via other consoles.
Yes, as time goes by, online-based games are now loved by many people, even being considered a profession. The reason is, online games can bring in decent income.
The income that gamers get is not only from the game competition itself, but also through several platforms such as YouTube, Instagram and others.
By increasing people’s enthusiasm for this profession, it’s no wonder that now many campuses make E-Sports as one of the majors they offer to prospective students.
The following universities in Indonesia offer degrees in Esports:
1. Binus University
This university, which is located in the city of Jakarta, offers an undergraduate program for the Department of Game Application and Technology, which they have implemented this department since 2011.
Some of the knowledge that can be learned in this department include Game Engineers, Game Developers, Game Artists, Game Designers, Game Directors, Game Content Providers, Entrepreneurs, Game Consultants and others.
2. Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB)
The famous university in Bandung is none other than ITB, well there you can also major in E-Sports which is offered in the Field of Digital Media and Games. Interestingly, ITB offers up to S2 programs for this department.
3. Media Nusantara University
As a multimedia university, Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) certainly provides a special focus on games. Entering the DKV study program, students will be equipped with the knowledge and ability to design games, from stories to sounds.
4. Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology
Then there is the Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology which offers programs up to Masters for Game Technology majors. In this department, you can study Graphic Design and Computer Technology specifically for Games.
With this S2 program, those who have already taken other fields in the undergraduate program can switch to learning about games in the master program.