Esports for the players (January course)
Campus Granton Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Part time
Duration 20 weeks
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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 a national competition then sign up.
To be offered a place, we are looking for those who have entered a competition before, so don't be shy about letting us know your achievements.
Link screenshots of rankings or any formal correspondence received from competitions into your personal statement in your application.
As this is an academic qualification you will also need a good level of written English, around National 5 to 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
How the course is assessed
- Through course work and written submissions, diary, game footage
Number of days per week
- 8 hours per week face to face, plus 4 to 8 hours of practice and homework.
This course meets the criteria to be full-time.
- National 5 English and some competition experience.
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
|Campus||Study mode||Start date||Duration|
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