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Overview

This is an exciting opportunity to explore the world of esports. During the course you will learn the roots of esports and its development alongside the video gaming industry.

Read about Luke from Castle Bromwich who is studying an esports module https://www.sccb.ac.uk/latest-news/item/739-game-on-south-city-students-plan-to-set-up-esports-team-and-tournament

Course description

This is a short course designed for adults to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to venture in to the esports industry. You will learn how the industry has developed , the process and practices needed to organise a succesful esports tournament and consider what legal issues you will need to consider when developing your tournament.

Once you have learnt the fundamental basics of running a tournament you will have the opportunity to plan and run your own local area network tounrment ( LAN).

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

The course will cover organising a local esports tournament and how they are organised including legal and ethical issues to consider for the tournament. Potential career opporunites across the esports industry and the development of game play in esports.

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 6 September 2021 Duration: 2 Academic years - 2 Academic years Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 6 September 2021 Duration: 2 Academic years - 2 Academic years Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 6 September 2021 Duration: 2 Academic years £TBC 2 Academic years You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 6 September 2021 Duration: 2 Academic years £TBC 2 Academic years You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.