Computing & IT

BTEC Esports Diploma - C110

12 Quays Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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Want to get involved in Esports? Join this course to start your journey on the path to working in the dynamic and quickly evolving world of Esports. Esports is organised competitive gaming, with players competing as individuals or teams in a human versus human format. You will explore all aspects of this industry, from planning an Esports event to understanding the role of health and well-being in Esports.

Course Details

The units you will study cover topics such as: Esports games, teams and tournaments; establishing an Esports organisation; Streaming for Esports; planning an Esports event; and Positive Health and Well-being in Esports. You will work with a range of teachers skilled in their own specialisms, to maximise your learning and develop the skills you need to progress. Successful applicants for this course will be passionate about Esports and keen to develop their knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the Esports industry.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above including maths.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Wifi and a Windows PC/laptop (or a commitment to work in college outside timetabled lessons to completed homework and assignment work).

Assessment Method

Assignments — several for each unit which will be due in throughout the course.

Additional Information

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A*-C in English and maths (grade 4 and above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips.
Where can I progress to?
Level 3 in Esports (planned for delivery at Wirral Met College from September 2022) Explore potential careers via Career Match — it provides current local data on wages and employment prospects.

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If you are aged 16-18:


This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

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