Staffordshire University

Offering the first degrees in computer science and esports (the practice of playing video games competitively)

50 years ago, Staffordshire University was one of the first universities to offer a degree in computer science. Today, computers have revolutionised the world at every level, and the university’s graduates have been part of that revolution. Its vision, dating from the 1960s in recognising the changes coming and getting people ready for the future, continues today. In September 2018 the university became the first in the country to offer an undergraduate degree in esports, the practice of playing video games competitively and supporting the multi-billion pound industry surrounding it.

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