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E Sports

  • 2 Years | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

Think you’re the next Faker or Caps?

Have an interest in gaming, especially Esports and professional gaming. Apart from the players, numerous roles support the team, allowing the players to concentrate on the tournaments.

This course is aimed at meeting the upcoming demand for skills in an Esports team and the industry in general. Want to progress into employment in the esports industry, or looking at entering higher education, then this course will provide you with the skills to do this. The qualification is endorsed by British Esports Association, meaning it is recognised by employers and will support entry into the industry in a range of roles.

This qualification will allow you to gain knowledge, develop technical and transferable skills, and gain experience in a variety of different sectors of the esports industry.

The Esports course offers a unique opportunity to study a sector that crosses over multiple subject areas such as IT, sports, enterprise, marketing, business and the creative industries. The course has been developed with the Esports community ensuring that it is appropriate and consistent with current industry practices and enables you to enter employment in the esports industry.

Learners will be assessed by a series of Internal assessments for internally assessed units and Synoptic assessments. There are no externally assessed units for this qualification.

Course highlights

  • Esports Skills, Strategies and Analysis
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
  • Health, Wellbeing and Fitness
  • Esports events
  • Live-stream broadcasting
  • Producing an Esports brand
  • Shoutcasting
  • Ethics
  • Law & legislation

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