With a global audience of 470 million in 2021 it is already big business and as an industry it is continuing to grow. UK Esports alone is estimated to have grown at an annual average rate of 8.5% between 2016 and 2019 (Ukie, 2020, The Value of Esports in the UK, 30/03/21).
Study Esports with us and you can explore this new sector in-depth, whether you want to progress to uni or get started straight into a career. This new and unique programme builds on transferable skills in business and enterprise, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, health and wellbeing, coaching and events management.
As Esports has grown, so too have the career options available. Completing a level 3 qualification in this area can lead to achieving a degree qualification, a higher level apprenticeship or employment.
Why not take a look at some of the Esports career pathways highlighted below?
Transferable Skills DEVELOPED Through PARTICIPATION IN ESports:
Teamwork | Leadership | Communication | Strategic Thinking | Problem Solving | Decision Making | Analytial Skills | Cyber Skills | Ability to Mulit-task | Dexterity | Improving Processing Ability and Reaction Times
ROLES IN ESPORTS
CAREERS IN TECH / DIGITAL / STEM INDUSTRIES
- Cyber Security
- Software Development
- Big Data & Analytics
- Cloud Solutions
- Network Engineering
- Mobile Technologies
- Digital Engineering
- Artificial Intelligence
- UI / UX Design
- Network Management
- Virtual Reality
- Software Engineering
As well as learning about business and entrepreneurship and the opportunities available in the Esports industry, gamers on the course will be able to compete for the college in a number of online tournaments including:
You will be using specialist equipment including:
High Specification Gaming PCs
High-End Graphics Cards GPUs
24 Inch Games Performance Monitors
Touch Screen TV
Dedicated Teaching Environment
Ensuring you have the best experience in this field available.
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