NQ Level 6 Esports

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Esports is one of the fastest-growing professional sports in the world.  

This course is designed to build on knowledge gained in an Introduction to Esports course. It will also provide insight into Esport careers and opportunities. You will develop knowledge and skills for the Esports industry alongside a range of transferable skills that can be used in any career.


To gain entry to this course, you should have one of the following:

Four National 5 passes


NQ qualification at Level 5


Previous employment or practical experience may be considered in place of formal entry requirements if you demonstrate a real interest in the subject
Please note: entry is also subject to a satisfactory interview, and an academic reference may be requested.


The programme offers you the opportunity to attain the SQA National Progression Award in Esports. With units such as an introduction to Esports, exploring video game characters, narrative, and design as well as the creation of an Esports brand, organisation of an Esports tournament, and live-stream broadcasting.

Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: