Esports (electronic sports) is competitive video gaming. Tournaments usually involve amateur or professional gamers competing against one another. We can prepare you for a career in Esports.
This one-year full-time course provides an in-depth study of the sector, supporting progression to Level 3 and employment in key areas of the industry such as: Coaching, Health and Fitness in the Esports industry, Enterprise and Creativity, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Esports Events, Practical Gaming, Gaming Citizenship, Personal and Professional Development, along with an understanding and appreciation of the positive benefits of Esports.
These include the development of teamwork, communication, leadership skills, confidence building, decision-making, reaction times, reading comprehension skills, cyber skills, dexterity and concentration.
We are excited to be able to offer Scholarships for students in 2020 who meet the Esports Performance eligibility criteria, speak to a Tutor for further details.
We have excellent facilities that are tailored to the development of Esport, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship including a dedicated Esports Arena and a state-of-the-art classroom environment that provides a unique experience for you to get a feel for business expectations within the industry. There is also the opportunity to be involved in our Esports Academy which competes in the British Esports Association Championships.
Esports Tournament Organisation
Coaching, Health and Fitness
Enterprise and Creativity
Personal and Professional Development
Sky Sports Article
Assessment will occur continually throughout the programme. You will have unit assignments to complete and will be assessed on your practical ability and application of theory. You will have time-constrained assessments, written assignments, oral presentations, professional discussions and group work. Each individual unit and the full award are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.
On completion of this programme, you could apply for our Level 3 courses within the Esport, Sport, Business and Leisure industries. Alternatively, students will have gained a range of skills throughout the programme that are recognised by employers and may wish to pursue immediate careers with employers or apprenticeship providers.