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Esports Gaming

Esports (electronic sports) is competitive video gaming and is a highly lucrative and relatively new, exciting industry which has attracted investment from David Beckham, Michael Jordan and Jennifer Lopez!
Esports tournaments usually involve amateur or professional gamers competing against one another and have become hugely popular on an international scale.

Study Esports with us and you can explore this new sector in-depth, whether you want to progress to uni or get started straight into a career. You will study Gaming in all its forms as well as health and fitness within the industry. You will also understand the positive benefits of Esports which include the development of teamwork, communication, leadership skills, confidence building, decision-making, reaction times, reading comprehension skills, cyber skills, dexterity and concentration.

Aireville Campus
Study Location
1-2 Years
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

  • Level 3 – 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 or Computing Level 2 including English & maths GCSEs grade 9-5
  • Level 2 – 4 GCSEs grade 9-3 or Computing Level 1 including English & maths
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What you will study

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

What's Next?

Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.

Further Study

  • Esports BA (Hons)

Careers

  • Professional Player
  • Shoutcaster
  • Team Manager
  • Tournament Admin/Referee
  • Content Creator
  • Social Media Manager