Esports Management

Level 3

This course takes your passion for competitive gaming and teaches you how to turn it into a viable career in a number of different roles including team coach, tournament marketing, shoutcasting and more.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at 4-9 (C-A*) including English

Duration

Two years

Qualification

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma

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We’ve partnered with one of the world’s most successful esports brands, Fnatic. With more tier 1 tournament wins than any other esports team, over $16 million in prize money wins, 33 million fans on social media and the status of third most watched team globally, they’re a great company to link up with as an education partner. We’re working closely with them to bring our esports students webinars and industry guest speakers, networking events with Fnatic staff, professionals and other students, an exclusive Discord community and discounts and prizes for esports tournaments. By studying with us, you too can benefit from this incredible partnership.

An introduction to esports, including a range of topic areas that support different aspects of the industry. 

Learn esports strategies and statistics, an introduction to the marketing, promotion and branding elements of esports, producing content and also the strategic areas of games design.

Build on the first year’s topics, further expanding all areas. 

Understand specific branding content, computer networks which events will run on, shoutcasting and streaming, as well as further aspects of health and wellbeing.

Develop your esports coaching skills using your knowledge of esports strategies and analysis.

Modules

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A group of people taking part in an esports tournament at a row of computers

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Partnerships - Fnatic

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

At least four GCSEs at grades 4-9, or C-A* including English (other grades will be considered on a case by case basis).

MATHS AND ENGLISH

We offer a variety of ME courses at different levels of ability from starter levels all the way up to GCSE, that are tailored to suit your needs and progression route. to find out if you qualify for Maths and English, learn more here.

CAREERS AND PROGRESSION

Go on to university or straight into industry. Career opportunities include Event Organiser, Coach and Analyst, Streamer/influencer, Community Manager, Digital Marketer and much more.

Fees and Funding

MANCHESTER 16-18*

FREE

MANCHESTER 19+*

£0 – £2,882

ALL OTHER CAMPUSES 16-18*

FREE

ALL OTHER CAMPUSES 19+

£0 – £2,882

Partners

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Fnatic

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