This course will prepare you for further study in esports - also known as competitive gaming - offering you a unique opportunity to study a sector that crosses over multiple subject areas such as sport, marketing, enterprise, IT and the creative arts. The esports industry is a fast-growing global industry. In February 2019, Newzoo published its 2019 Global Esports Market Report stating that, in 2018, the global esports market was valued at $655 million USD - this rose to nearly $865 million USD in 2019 and is projected to reach $1.79 billion USD in 2022.
Endorsed by the British Esports Association, you will study a range of topics including designing an esports game, streaming for esports and establishing an esports organisation.
Topics covered include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
All units will be assessed internally through projects/assignments to test which are subject to external standard verification. These assessments are to check your understanding, knowledge and application of skills and techniques that help implement the different aspects of running an esports event.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress higher level courses in Esports, Computing, an apprenticeship or employment.
Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!