About the course
This course is for you if you have a strong interest in Esports, the competitive computer gaming industry. It will provide you with the necessary skills on how to healthily compete in tournaments, set up and run Esports tournaments whilst considering marketing, legal and sport science issues relating to the industry.
The Extended Diploma is made up of 15 units, studied over two years, including potentially:
Esports Industry Knowledge
Branding for Esports
Nutrition for Esports Performance
Computer Games Design
Customer Immersion Experiences
All units are internally assessed through assignments and/or evidence of practical activities.
Five GCSEs at grade 4/C including English Language and Maths; or a Level 2 at Merit; GCSE (or equivalent) in ICT is recommended.
A relevant Esports, Sport, Business or Leisure degree-level course. Alternatively, you will have developed necessary skills and knowledge that will be recognised by employers and may wish to pursue immediate careers in employment, or an apprenticeship.
Work experience and employability
You are encouraged to undertake work experience during your time on the course. With our links to the Digital Schoolhouse Esports tournament, you will have the opportunity to manage and organise the event and be expected to attend the regional and grand final events.
This course is free to students aged 16-18.
Students aged 19+ will usually be charged a tuition fee, unless they meet certain eligibility criteria for fee remission. For those paying, an Advanced Learner Loan may be available. For further advice on fees, waivers and loans, please contact the Fees Co-Ordinator at Queens Drive.
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