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Media and Games

Level 3 - Esports (Electronic Sports)

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • College 16+
  • Crewe Campus
  • Chester 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
  • analyst
Students will also develop key transferable skills in the following areas: teamwork, communication, leadership, confidence building, decision making, reaction times, reading comprehension, cyber, 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
  • 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 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/C or above, including a 4/3 (C/D) combination for maths and English.
You could progress to a wide range of Esports careers or progress to university on an Esports Degree or other related deegree courses.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 2nd, 2024
2 Years
Chester Campus
Starts : September 2nd, 2024
2 Years

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