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In this level 3 esports course, students will be able to take their passion for gaming to the next level. They’ll start by learning about all the different roles that need to work together to make this multi-billion dollar global industry tick, including players, coaches, shoutcasters, camera operators, sound engineers, streaming engineers, directors and producers. After a visit to Let’s Play Live – the biggest e-sport production studio in Australasia – to see how it all comes together, students will get to work on putting together their own tournament with their classmates.
Love gaming? This course will help you level up while studying something you really enjoy, and you'll get to hang out and play games in our epic new gaming lounge.
Get in the game by learning about all the different roles that need to work together to make the competitive gaming industry tick - including players, coaches, shoutcasters, camera operators, sound engineers, streaming engineers, directors and producers.
Visit Let's Play Live, the biggest esports production studio in Australasia. Then put together your own practice tournament with your classmates!
When you’ve finished this course, you’ll have the foundational skills you need to continue your studies in a range of industries and unlock heaps of different career paths, not just in gaming. You could continue your studies in animation, game development, creative media and marketing, digital innovation or even personal training to help gamers perform at their peak.
NCEA Level 1 or equivalent.
An interest in esports.
All applicants must attend an interview.
English Language/International Applicants: General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 OR equivalent under Rule 18.
Domestic applicants with English as a second language: must demonstrate sufficiency in English language at interview.
You can attend this course for free if you are aged 16-19 and meet the course entry requirements. This course is part of the government led Youth Guarantee Programme.
You can also get help with paying for travel to and from your course. This can all be sorted through Student Support.
FIRST YEAR FEES FREE
The first year of this course's fees are free when this is your first year of study. Ask NZMA to help or find out more here.
If you meet certain conditions you can get a student loan and allowances. Find out if you meet the conditions by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz
The cost can be different depending on the subject and duration of the course. View the course cost for New Zealand students here
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