UAL eSports, Games and Multi Media Business Events (also known as Creative Media and Production Technology) Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Art & Design, Media, Photography

Level

Level
3

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time

Location

Location
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
02 September 2020

Duration

Duration
1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above. These should include Art/a creative subject/ICT and either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language. We will alternatively accept an appropriate level 2 diploma qualification at merit grade with GCSEs to include either maths/numeracy or English/Welsh first language.

In a nutshell

This course focuses on the multimedia and business side of eSports. You’ll learn in a practical and technical environment, focusing on promotion, managing and building individual/team-based content.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in gaming
... You love the technical nature behind the production of games
... You want to develop unique skills for the eSports industry

What will I be doing?

The eSports industry is one of the fastest growing video games industries in the UK.

You’ll also have the opportunity to develop vital knowledge about the industry and its fan base, as well as explore the games played in this exciting and fast-paced sector.

You'll develop the skills to progress within a range of media related subjects, primarily eSports management and production, graphic design, live TV production, editing, journalism techniques, pro-gaming and social media.

If you love to play games and have a strong interest in the industry, then this is your chance to join a truly unique course.

Alongside the main qualification, you’ll also -

  • Compete in eSports competitive tournaments, such as Ukie's Digital Schoolhouse powered by PlayStation
  • Visit eSports events
  • Visit game conventions
  • Gain an iDea Enterprise Award
  • Learn about eSports nutrition and fitness

You’ll be assessed through coursework (submitted throughout the year). Upon completion, you’ll achieve the following:

Year 1

  • Level 3 Diploma in eSports and Multimedia
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • English and Maths (If you haven't already achieved a Grade C or above at GCSE level, you'll be required to attend additional lessons).

Year 2

  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in eSports and Multimedia
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities

English and Maths. (If you haven't already achieved a Grade C or above at GCSE level, you'll be required to attend additional lessons).

What is expected of me?

You’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs, Grade C or above, to enrol. These should include Art/a creative subject/ICT and either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language. Alternatively, we’ll accept an appropriate Level 2 Diploma qualification at Merit Grade, with GCSEs to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language.

You'll use your knowledge, skills and judgement to initiate and complete semi-complex tasks and procedures (within limits). You'll address problems with a level of independence, but will need awareness of different viewpoints or approaches within your area of study or work. eSports competitions will run alongside the core curriculum and most likely after your taught sessions.

You will be assessed through coursework (submitted throughout the year).

What comes next?

Successful completion of the Year 1 90 Credit Diploma will allow you to progress on to the second year and complete the full Extended Diploma. From there, you can go into the following:

University: This qualification provides UCAS tariff points and supports your progression to higher education in a games design-related subject, such as the Foundation Degree in Games Art and Design at Coleg Gwent.

Employment: On completion of these qualifications you could progress to various job roles, dependent on your chosen pathway. Career options include Community Manager, PR/Marketing, Journalist, Product Manager, Coach, Scout, Sales, Pro Gamer, Camera Person, Film editor, Producer, Scriptwriter, Film Crew, Radio Technician/ Producer, Animator or Digital Publishing.

Where can I study UAL eSports, Games and Multi Media Business Events (also known as Creative Media and Production Technology) Level 3?

EFBE0002AB
Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 02 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

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