Esports

Love gaming? Turn your passion into a career in the world of Esports at Morley College London.

Did you know?

  • Esports (electronic sports) is competitive video gaming. Gamers play against each other online and at spectator events in indoor arenas for cash prizes and league titles
  • Esports is a diverse and inclusive industry played by both amateurs and professionals
  • Global Esports revenues are still on an upward projection and are expected to reach $1.8 billion by 2022 (£1bn+)

Developed with the British Esports Association, this cutting-edge course will give you the skills, knowledge and qualifications needed to successfully make it in the Esports and creative industries. As well as developing your skills, you’ll explore the culture of Esports, events management, technical production and a variety of game genres.

This course prepares you for a career in the $100bn gaming and multimedia industries, covering development, marketing, production and events management. You will graduate equipped with a number of transferable skills to enter a range of careers including coaching, branding and business planning.

What’s covered on the course?

You will:

  • Work with a range of industry graphic tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for design and branding
  • Develop knowledge in game theory, planning, character design and more
  • Use Adobe After Effects for animations and visual effects, green screen, live streaming and video editing for publication
  • Plan and deliver an Esports media event as a team
  • Design a game concept and supporting characters that you will then bring to life as part of your final project

Esports has created thousands of new jobs across the world, creating a fresh demand for people with specific skills. Career opportunities following this course include:

  • Coach
  • PR/Marketing Executive
  • Sales/Partnerships Manager
  • Business Management
  • Production Crew
  • Shoutcaster/Host
  • Journalist/Content Creator
  • Product Manager
  • Admin/Referee
  • Community/Social Media Manager
  • Event Manager

Leading global teams and players can earn significant sums in wages and prize money.  More and more professional teams are also employing nutritionists, fitness staff and psychologists.

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