Level 3

Esports Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
TWO YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 05/09/2022
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon
Duration Age Group Study Start Cost Available Locations
TWO YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 05/09/2022
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon

Overview

Esports, also known as electronic sports, is an exciting growth sector combining sport competition and video games. Global tournaments are popular all around the world in many different disciplines. This course will provide you with the background knowledge and skills you need to enter the interesting industry.

ESports Stadium

Entry Requirements

Four GCESs at grade 4/C to include either English or maths dependent on vocational subject to be studied.

Course Structure

  • Introduction to Esports
  • Esports skills, strategies and analysis
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship in the Esports industry
  • Health, wellbeing and fitness for Esports players
  • Esports events
  • Live-streamed broadcasting
  • Producing an Esports brand
  • Shoutcasting
  • Video production
  • Business applications of Esports in social media
  • Psychology for Esports performance
  • Nutrition for Esports performance
  • Ethical and current issues in Esports
  • Launching your Esports enterprise

Assessment & Feedback

  • Practical assessments
  • Controlled Assessments
  • Online exams

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment.

Important

Aged 18 as of 31st August 2022 and applying for Level 3 Extended Diploma?

Your application and enrolment will be for the one year Level 3 Diploma. If you wish to complete the full Extended Diploma you will need to apply for an (Advanced Learner Loan) to cover the tuition fees after successfully completing the Diploma.

For more information please contact our admissions team

email: admissions@southessex.ac.uk

What Next...

The primary focus of the Level 3 Esports Course is to progress into employment across a range of roles within esports including:

  • Esports player
  • Team coach
  • Event organiser
  • Shoutcaster and presenter
  • Social media influencer
  • Video production editor
  • Data analyst

There is a wide variety of career opportunities in the Esports industry, including shoutcaster, host, analyst PR/marketing executive, broadcast/production crew, and event manager.