Esports is one of the most exciting areas in the entertainment and computing world. This NQ Computing and Esports course is not just about playing games; it's a holistic approach that combines gaming enthusiasm with professional skill development. Students explore diverse aspects, from game development insights, streaming techniques, and branding strategies to health and wellbeing in the esports domain. Moreover, it introduces fundamental programming concepts and emphasizes teamwork dynamics, fostering a well-rounded skill set crucial for excelling in the esports landscape.
Competitive computer gaming: Competition focused sessions geared towards British Esports
Games development: Under the hood look at the games you like to play
Broadcasting: Streaming to a target audience
Branding: Building your own and team online identity
Health and wellbeing in esports: Endurance during competitive gaming sessions
Programing: Introduction to core concepts of industry standard languages
Team working: Encourage belongingness within the course and the wider esports community.
2 subjects at National 5 including Maths, Computing, IT or a science subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry may be subject to an interview.
Relevant HNC/D course