Another eSports Academy Is Opening In Malaysia

The academy will be offering two dedicated programmes.

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eSports is undoubtedly growing from strength to strength in Malaysia.

After the unveiling of the country's first eSports academy a few months ago, a similar institution is opening soon in Johor.

Situated in the bustling Iskandar Development region in Nusajaya, Johor, the Academy Of eSports (AEOS) will offer two dedicated programmes for anyone who's interested in carving out a career in the competitive world of eSports.

The two eight-month long programmes will focus on pro-gaming and events management

The Professional eSports (Dota 2) Athlete Programme will touch on various topics ranging from game mechanics to emotional control.

On the other hand, the eSports (Dota 2) Events Management Programme will follow a syllabus focusing on event supply chain, event venue setups amongst other topics.

Both courses will run for eight months, with four intakes in a year.

The classes will be conducted by three trainers with years of experience in the industry

As for the pricing structure, the programme will cost RM8,500 for locals and RM11,250 for foreign students.

The academy will be offering free weeklong boot camps as well

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The boot camps will run for six days, with dates from October to December 2017. Participants can expect intense training while they exchange tips and strategies on Dota 2.

For more information about the courses, head over to AOES' website here

AOES follows the footsteps of APU eSports Malaysia Academy, a joint collaboration between local institution Asia Pacific University (APU) and electronic sports governing body eSports Malaysia (ESM):

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