Yup, it happened, a Malaysian University just offered a course on how to be good at Dota 2
Learn how to be a pro in just 9 months!
If you think that you still suck at Dota 2 and is looking for new ways to be good at the game other than spending countless hours losing your MMR then perhaps this new academic course in the Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation in Malaysia may be your next stop in learning Dota 2 as the course is actually aimed at to how to become good in Valve’s competitive MOBA title.
Yup, it is an actual academic path, at least for APU as they offer a total of 36 weeks of training and development aimed at improving play styles, training your game senses, enhancing your in-game decision-making skills, and of course, working with your teammates.
The course is divided into 3 levels, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced, each requiring a certain amount of MMR, and is open to students age 13 years old and above, of course, parental consent is needed for minors to ensure that they’re parents are supporting their children’s path to becoming the next Dota 2 legend.
Malaysia is one of the hottest countries in the South East Asian region in the realm of Professional Dota 2 as the country was able to produce iconic players such as Ng “YamateH” Wei Pong, Wong “ChuaN” Hock Chuan, Chong Xin “Ohaiyo” Khoo, and Chai “Mushi” Yee Fung.
This decision by the APU to add Dota 2 as part of their academic program has received mixed reception from both players and parents, obviously, but hey, if you’re really hell-bent on learning how to be one of the greats and hopefully land a spot on the crazy world of pro gaming, then this might be your chance, just good luck on those thesis papers that require you to find new ways to juke around the jungle, or stacking neutral camps though.