This programme is a fusion of Gaming, Business, Computing, Marketing & Events Management. Upon successful completion you will be able to progress to higher levels of study or enter this exciting growing sector of Digital economy.
You will study a range of topics including:
- Esport Events, Tactics and Gameplay
- Marketing & Branding Esports
- Esport Coaching
- The Business of Esport
- Broadcasting and Organising Events
- Events Management
- Wellbeing and Fitness for Esport
- State of the art Esport facilities
- Highly skilled and knowledgeable staff and coaches drawn from the Esport industry with experience of competing at high levels within their chosen field.
- High quality learning environments that are perfect for bringing out the best in you and your abilities.
- Visits to tournaments and other Esport events regionally and nationally
- Access to retro consoles for retro gaming
- Becoming part of the Dearne Valley ‘Family’ and participating and organising cross College events
- The opportunity to represent the College as part of one its competitive Esport teams competing in regional and national events
- Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and Maths.
- However, should you not obtain the necessary grades in one of Maths or English then you may still be accepted if you have other GCSEs at grade 3 and above and are willing to resit.
- Learners with BTEC qualifications at level 1 and 2 in other subject areas will be considered on their individual merits.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01709 513355.
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Esport or other programmes across the spectrum of the Digital & Creative Industries Sector
- 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify here.
You will be expected to provide your own gaming headset. There is an expectation that you will wear a College casual polo shirt and if required a specific College Esport team competition shirt. These can be provided through the College bursary if appropriate.
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