This course advances your studies 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 gain transferable skills, experiencing different areas of esports, helping you to progress to employment, either directly or via study at higher level. This qualification is the equivalent of 2 A Levels.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview and assessment 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.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress to higher education, an apprenticeship or mployment.
Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!