NPA E Sports Level 6

What is special about this course?

Esports is one of the fastest growing professional sports in the world, with forecasts of a global worth of more than £1billion by 2023. 

This course will give you an introduction into E-sports and advise you how you can progress within the computing industry. This is NOT a gaming course. You'll learn about the industry rather than playing computer games. Think of it like the difference between a course that teaches you how to play football and a course on football management. 

Entry requirements

Candidates wanting to enrol on this course should show an interest in competitive PvP eSports, content creation and events management. There are no formal entry requirements.

The course isn’t about gaming but is a chance for you to learn about the fastest growing industry in the world. You'll learn about the industry, the tools and technologies used and how to set them up and study 3 units:

  • The Esports Industry:  learn what the esports industry is and why it’s the fastest growing activity online. 
  • Game Performance: learn what makes a good performance, how this performance is measured and how it can be improved. 
  • Esports: Organising & Promoting Events 

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

The course is delivered online with ‘live lessons’  in our virtual learning environment.  You will join the live lessons from either your school or your local Argyll College Learning Centre.  

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Argyll

Start date

August 

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Level 6  NC at college, Modern Apprenticeship in Computing 

Is there more information available online?

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