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Offered at

Dearne Valley College

Esport is one of the fastest growing participation sports in the world. Esport is a fusion of gaming, business, events, health and wellbeing subjects brought together under one roof.

Our Level 1, 2 and 3 courses are a brilliant blend of Computing, Business Studies and Sports, so you’re equipped with the best chance for your dream career in the rapidly expanding Esport sector.

At Rotherham College, we also have courses available in Computing and Digital and Games Animation.

Dearne Valley College invested heavily in new Esport facilities in order to give you the experience you deserve at College. Our high spec machines can run the most demanding of Esport experiences. This coupled with our retro console area, our motivational learning spaces and access to our gym and wellbeing facilities makes Dearne Valley College an excellent choice to pursue a career in this fast moving industry.

Esport allows you to express your passion for gaming and apply it to a multitude of roles within this developing and exciting industry.

Our programmes encourage you to develop skills in gaming and equip you with the skills for success across a whole range of supporting roles within the sector. Completing our Level 3 course also opens the door to exciting degree level studies at UCR. Core units of study at all levels include: Introduction to Esport, Esport Skills, Strategy and Analysis, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship in Esport, Health, Wellbeing & Fitness, Live Streaming, Branding, Social Media, Shoutcasting and Esport Coaching.

Your Pathways

  • Level 1

    Computing and Esport

  • Level 2

    Computing Technologies
    Games Animation

  • Level 3

    Computing Technologies
    Games Animation
    Information and Cyber Security Practices

  • Level 4/5

    Foundation Degree in Games Design

  • Level 6

    BSc (Hons) in Computing

What our students say

“I'm enjoying meeting new people with similar interests.”

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Justin Hamlet Level 2 Games Animation, Former student at Oakwood High School
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