Computing with Esports NQ Level 5 SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

With the increasing demand for workers to be skilled in cyber and digital technologies, this course provides you with the basic skills to progress in this ever-growing sector. You will learn how to build, upgrade and fault-find on computer systems as well as developing interactive multimedia skills in web and app development. You will have the opportunity to develop basic programming skills and actively organise and promote live esports events. 

By undertaking this course, individuals not only acquire technical expertise but also actively engage in projects that mirror real-world scenarios. If you're eager to explore the exciting intersection of computing, web design, and the booming esports industry, join us on this transformative journey where theory meets hands-on experience.

Entry requirements

  • Four National 4 passes, including English

Mature students

  • Selection by interview

The course includes:-

  • Computing: Computer Networking Fundamentals
  • Computing: Install and Maintain Computer Hardware
  • Computing: Install and Maintain Computer Software
  • Computing: Website Design and Development
  • Esports - Game Performance
  • Esports - Organising and promoting events
  • Esports - The Esports Industry
  • NPA Esports
  • Data Security Practical Skills
  • Ethical Hacking Practical Skills 
  • Digital Forensics Practical Skills
  • Computing: Project

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

You will learn through a combination of video conference lectures and tutorials, and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE), with support from your tutors.

How long will my course last?

1 Year
  • 14 Hours per week

Where can I study my course?

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