Study Dota 2 at University in Malaysia


Want git gud at Dota 2? Would you ever study Dota 2? Would you pay money to study it at an award winning university?

Some people already are!

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation is offering a Certificate in Defense of the Ancients.

The certificate has three levels, Beginner to Advanced, each taking 12 weeks and is restricted to people aged 13 and over. If you’re younger than 18, you’ll need your parents consent.

Excited and want to sign up? You might need to start practising as the requirements for the Beginner class is 3000 – 4000 MMR.

The next intake is 22 April 2017 (Beginner & Intermediate Levels only) so if you’re interested, act fast.

You can study more than just Dota 2

The certificate falls under the APU eSports Malaysia Academy, which launched on 23 Feb 2017. They also offer certificates in Counter Strike, FIFA, and League of Legends.

So what do you think? Would you sign up if it was convenient for you and the price was right? Should more universities teach gaming?

Image source: Dota 2 website

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Tim Davies
Tim got his first console, a Sega Master System, in 1987 and was immediately hooked on gaming. Almost 30 years later, Tim is still gaming, though now his main console is a Playstation 4, which he has to share with his wife.