Esports BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

Esports BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

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Esports is a rapidly growing sector that involves high levels of competition and excellent career pathways, including coaching, health and fitness in the Esports industry, enterprise and creativity, leadership, entrepreneurship, Esports events, practical gaming, gaming citizenship and personal and professional development.  

Whilst studying on the course you will be part of a creative community of game developers, artists and event organisers. You will have the opportunity to compete in local, regional and national competitions, whilst at the same time developing your knowledge and understanding on coaching, psychology, nutrition, video games design, shoutcasting, games design and much more.  

You will represent the college Esports team and compete with other gamers across Britain.  

Level 3: Four or more GCSEs at grade C or above including English or Maths or successful completion of a full Level 2 study programme in a related area. 


During this course you will study: (modules) 

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  

Video Production  

Games Design  

Business Applications of Esports in Social Media  


Esports Coaching 

By studying this course you will: 

  • Develop your understanding of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Esports Industry 

  • Learn how Esports law and legislation works 

  • Develop an appreciation for customer emersion experiences  

  • Develop your confidence in dealing with Esports events 

  • Understand how nutrition and psychology is applied in the Esports industry 

  • Improve your gaming and coaching skills 

  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills by taking part in Esports events

This is an assignment based course so there are no exams.  

You will be continually assessed throughout the programme. 

There are several components to the assessments which are in the form of practical and theoretical assessments 

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in Coaching, Health and Fitness in the Esports industry, Enterprise and Creativity, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Esports Events, Practical Gaming, Gaming Citizenship and Personal and Professional Development. 

After you have successfully completed this course you can progress on to year 2 of the Esports Extended diploma, then on to University to study Esports even further.  


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