Games Culture, PR and Management

Excellence in University / Industry Collaboration: 2021

TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2021

Real-world industry experience

Work on live industry briefs and meet industry guest-speakers

Gain diverse skills

Acquire skills in games community management, content creation, social media and PR

Burst into the world of video games with a degree in Games PR and Community Management.

Whether you want to be at the forefront of community management and content creation or you want to further your passion into history and cultures surrounding both physical and virtual gaming, you’re in the right place.

Our Games PR and Community Management degree will teach you how to create gaming content and campaigns across a variety of outlets, such as gaming communities and social media (Snapchat, Twitch, Reddit, Instagram and beyond) and you’ll develop the key skills the industry is crying out for, such as creative thinking and strategic planning.

Wherever your passion lies, with our expert academics, industry connections, and work placement opportunities, we have your future career covered.

Ukie Student Games Conference 2019

Ukie Student Games Conference 2019


The Ukie Student Games Conference included inspiring talks, CV workshops and an exclusive expo area for anyone interested in working in the games industry.



Games PR and Community Management BA (Hons)

Study options
Foundation year
Placement year


Work experience and careers

Work experience

An optional placement year is available after the second year of study. We support students in finding their own placement opportunities and mentor them throughout.

Staffs Uni wins ‘Best Educational Institution’ at TIGA Games Awards

The annual event hosted by TIGA (The Independent Games Developers’ Association) celebrates the best in creativity, innovation and business in the games industry, attracting hundreds of entries from all over the world.


The skills and knowledge you learn on this degree will prepare you for careers in games community management, social media, PR, journalism, content creation and events. Our graduates are also prepared for study at postgraduate level.

Our students

With the great placement year I had the opportunity to gain real industry experience.

Staffordshire University taught me both professional and personal skills. With the great placement year I had the opportunity to gain real industry experience, which meant I gained a lot of knowledge both involving programming but also professional and personal skills that I could bring back, and become a much better student.

Anna Ljungberg


Our staff

Dr Ying-Ying Law

Senior Lecturer

Ying Ying has been working as a full-time lecturer in Games Studies at Staffordshire University since 2017, teaching modules including Esports and Competitive Gaming, MMOG Design Communities and Narratology, New Developments in Games, History of…

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University of the Year

Edufuturist Awards 2021

Top 15 for Teaching Quality

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Top 15 for Student Satisfaction

Complete University Guide 2022

Top 20 for Job Prospects

Student Crowd Universities Awards 2021

6th for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022


QS Star Ratings 2021