Course informationBe the first to go beyond the screen and enter the world of eSports. From hosting events to developing teams, you will learn the Business of eSports.
This is a unique opportunity to experience professional training in our Digital Academy so that you can take your place in this fast-growing, exciting industry.
The BTEC Level 3 eSport and Business programme will equip you with cutting edge industry skills that will prepare you to succeed in a rapidly growing industry.
According to the British eSports Association, Newzoo has predicted that 2018 revenues for the global eSports economy will hit £683m, an impressive 38% increase from 2017’s £495m.
The eSports industry consists of competitive gaming that requires quick thinking, communication, perseverance and team work. Working alongside our partners VSI, students will learn how to host small and large scale events for single player and multi-player Esports teams, create business plans to develop teams, create online communities and promote events through digital marketing. Skills learnt will include e-marketing, financial planning and implementation, brand development and promotion. The programme is delivered in our new £2.5m state of the art Digital Academy Myrtle Streeet and at our sports suites based at The Learning Exchange.
Modules will include:-
1. The Innovative Entrepreneur - Digital
2. Business Planning and Pitching - Digital
3. Financial Planning and Implementation - Digital
4. Launching your Business Vision - Digital
5. Leadership and Teamwork - Sport
1. Marketing Research and Analysis - Sport
2. Brand Development and Promotion - Digital
3. Monitoring the Performance of your Business - Sport
4. E-Marketing and Website Design - Digital
Students will get the opportunity to explore the culture of Esports, its audience and fan base and different game genres that make up the most popular ones in current times.
QualificationsBTEC Level 3 Diploma in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship.
This course leads to...There are a range of career opportunities available in this field from digital marketing to event management. On successful completion you will also be able to progress in to Higher Education.
Entry RequirementsYou will be expected to have 5 GCSE's at grades 9-4/A-C or equivalent. These should include English, Maths and Business preferably.
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