Esports (Games Design) UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

Esports (Games Design) UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

Esports (Games Design) UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

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Esports (Games Design) UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

Video and mobile gaming is the fastest growing creative industry worldwide, and if you want to focus your learning and career development within the world of Esports and are looking for an engaging and stimulating qualification which will prepare you for successful performance in working life in this area, this is the course for you!

The two-year Esports UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma that we offer is the only course of its kind in the region and is recognised by employers across a range of sectors..

You will train in our dedicated facilities at the Paget Road campus and be taught by enthusiastic tutors who are active in the industry and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to call upon, enabling you to develop the skills and knowledge you need and the best opportunity to progress in your chosen career.

What's more, you will have the opportunity to be part of the City of Wolverhampton College Esports team and participate in tournaments and live streams throughout your course.

As part of the National Skills Academy for Creative and Culture, we pride oursleves as being at the forefront of education and training for the ever changing games industry and to enahnce your learning you'll develop links with games companies such as Void Games and Codemasters and hear from a range of guest speakers about their experiences of working in the industry.

Our creative arts courses have been named best in the country, earning us a prestigious national award, as well as being named Training Provider of the Year at the Creative and Cultural Skills Awards!

To access this course you are required to have:

  • Five or more GCSEs at grade C/4 or above.

During this course you will study the following modules:

  • Esports games, teams and tournaments
  • Establishing and running an Esports organisation
  • Streaming for Esports including profiles in Twitch, Discord etc
  • Platform technology
  • Plan and execute a range of Esports events
  • Start an Enterprise in Esports
  • Design and ultilise an Esportsgame including Concept Art and Game Audio development
  • Promotional material and marketing

By studying this course you will:

  • Learn how to use a wide range of industry software and equipment
  • Work on briefs set by actual games companies
  • Apply techniques to work on Esports tournaments and develop and design concepts to enable you to create your own game
  • Be part of the colleges Esports team
  • Improve your employability skills
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills
  • Be part of a programme of study that has excellent pass rates

This is an assignment-based course and there are no exams.

You will be continually assessed throughout the programme with both formative and summative assessment measures.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career in Esports gaming, programming and developm
  • Progress on to HND Games Design
  • Progress to a relevant higher education qualification at university

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05/09/22

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