Esports gaming is a fast-growing global industry; it is defined as organised competitive gaming, which is human versus human, either as individuals or in teams. This new qualification sits between the realms of games and sports, teaching you multiple skills and disciplines at once.
Throughout your studies, you will develop transferable skills including communication, critical & analytical thinking and strategic planning. These are skills that are highly valued in an ever changing and fluid workplace.You will find yourself working with others, applying new skills and improving your knowledge and performance throughout all units of the course, which include:
|Level||Diploma Level 3|
|Study Type||Full Time|
|Start Date||Start Time||End Date||End Time||Day||Duration||Venue|
|04-Sep-2023||pm||28-Jun-2024||pm||36 Weeks||Shipley College|
4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English & maths. If you do not have grade 4 or above in both subjects, the minimum for the other subject is grade 3 or a full Level 2 at Pass grade or above with maths & English grades equivalent to those stated above. Students with grade 3 in either English or maths will be expected to re-take that subject in Year 1.
A positive attitude and a keen interest in sports and gaming at interview, you will be invited to attend a taster session to find out more and complete a summer task.
Progression after studying the Level 3 qualification can include job opportunities in areas such as: an Esports player, team coach, social media influencer, shoutcaster and presenter, video production editor or data analyst.
The qualification attracts UCAS tariff points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to entry requirements for many related courses such as: BA (Hons) in Events Management, BA (Hons) in Media or BA (Hons) in Esports.
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