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Media and Games

Level 3 - Esports (Electronic Sports)

  • Academic Year: 23/24
  • College 16+
  • Crewe Campus

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The Course

Esports (Electronic Sports) is the collective term used to describe competitive gaming at a professional level, with the top esports players often being the very best in the world at their respective game.


Our two-year, full-time course provides an in-depth study of the sector, supporting progression to employment across a range of roles within Esports or further study. Jobs that are available in these areas include:

  • Esports player
  • Team Coach
  • Shoutcaster and Presenter
  • Social Media Influencer
  •  Video Production Editor
  • Data Analyst

Learners will also develop key skills in the following areas: teamwork, communication, leadership skills, confidence building, decision making, reaction times, reading comprehension skills, cyber skills, dexterity and concentration.

You will study seven units in Year 1 and eight units in Year 2 from the following:

  • Esports Industry Knowledge
  • Esports Tournament Organisation
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Esports Skills, Strategy and Analysis
  • Health, Wellbeing and Fitness for Esports Players
  • Esports Events
  • Live-Streamed Broadcasting
  • Producing an Esports Brand
  • Shoutcasting
  • Esports Coaching
  • Psychology for Esports Performance
  • Nutrition for Esports Performance
  • Ethical and Current Issues in Esports
  • Launching your Esports Enterprise
  • Business Applications of Esports in Social Media
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in Sport
  • Sports and Esports Law and Legislation
  • Customer Immersion Experiences
  • Video Production
  • Games Design

This qualification attracts UCAS tariff points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to entry requirements for many related courses. You can progress to higher-education degree programmes, such as a BA (Hons) in Events Management, BA (Hons) in Media or a BA (Hons) in Esports. You should check entry requirements for specific Degree and HND programmes with providers.



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Typically you will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4, including a 4/3 combination for maths and English
You could progress into a wide range of Esports careers or progress to university on an Esports Degree or other related Degree courses.

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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 4th, 2023
2 Years
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