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E-Sports (Rocket league)

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Open learning

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

Finally an Esports college qualification for the players! We are the only college in Scotland able to offer you this qualification and where better to join than the college team at the top of the national college league table as 2x winners of the Rocket League college national cup!

If you are a player and want to gain a qualification whilst training for and entering competition then sign up.


As this is an academic qualification you will also need a good level of written English, around National 5 or Higher level.


This course is delivered remotely/online with face-to-face Microsoft TEAMS classes.
This means you will need your own gaming computer/ laptop and a copy of Rocket League.

( please inform us in your personal statement if you don't have a good internet connection or a suitable gaming PC/Laptop but still want to take the course)

All other software for the course including Microsoft Teams will be provided by the college for your home installation.

What you will learn

The course game will be Rocket League. As part of the course, you will train and enter a British Esports, national completion in Scotland.

  • Understanding Esports
  • Game Sense
  • Training and practice to hone your skills
  • Teamwork
  • Competition

How the course is assessed

  • Through course work and written submissions, diary, game footage

Number of days per week

  • 3 hours on a Friday afternoon online, but you will also need to practice for an additional 3 hours per week.

Entry requirements

  • Preferably National 5 English

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Open learning 24/01/23 20 Weeks

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