Esports and Digital Skills

Borders College


Scottish Borders Campus


This course will provide candidates with opportunities to enhance their game-playing skills, organise and compete in esports events regionally and nationally and also develop the essential digital skills that are required in the modern-day working environment.

Upon successful completion, candidates will achieve the following awards;

NPA Esports at SCQF Level 5
NPA Cyber Security at SCQF Level 5
NPA Games Design at SCQF Level 5

Some of the units included cover topics such as:
Game Performance
The Esports Industry
Organising and Promoting Events

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Subject to successful interview. Applicants with no formal qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Progression Routes

NC Computing (SCQF Level 6) or Business, Enterprise and Tourism (SCQF Level 6)

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks


Business and Computing

SCQF Level