Highlights

  • Learn from educators who have real-world esports expertise.
  • Gain an indepth understanding of the esports ecosystem.
  • Launch your esports career.
  • Develop academic skills for successful study in the degree program.
  • Earn a year of study towards your QUT bachelor course.
  • Take a creative industries, information technology or business pathway.

Highlights

  • Learn from educators who have real-world esports expertise.
  • Gain an indepth understanding of the esports ecosystem.
  • Launch your esports career.
  • Develop academic skills for successful study in the degree program.
  • Earn a year of study towards your QUT bachelor course.
  • Take a creative industries, information technology or business pathway.

Why choose this course?

Build foundational knowledge and skills related to esports, and how esports as an industry interrelates with the broad fields of information technology, creative industries and business. This course will cover concepts in relation to esports as an emerging billion-dollar industry worldwide, and show you how you can be involved in the coming esports revolution.

As a blended education model, you gain skills online and on-campus in a highly supportive environment. You'll have access to a suite of services designed to help achieve your study goals and advance your career.

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What to expect

This course is the first of its kind in Australia. It provides multiple pathways to further study at QUT in business, creative industries or information technology. As a diploma student, you'll learn in a supportive environment that will prepare you for future academic success. You'll be part of a community with opportunities to make friends, and benefit from:

  • state of the art learning spaces
  • support from educators who take a real-world focus
  • smaller class sizes and more contact hours.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

This course covers:

  • practical and theoretical realms
  • physical and mental health
  • pro-athlete attitudes and values
  • business strategies
  • a range of digital technologies. 

You'll graduate prepared for a variety of esports career pathways.

Course articulation

Once you've completed this course, you'll be automatically offered a place in:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments

To achieve maximum credit for your diploma, you must complete a full creative Industries, information technology or business pathway. 

Details and units

To meet the course requirements of the Diploma in Esports, you must complete:

  • Core units (96 credit points) including four esports units (48 credit points) and four units from either Business, or Creative Industries/Communication or Information Technology.

Requirements

No threshold available as this is a new course
Course code
ES21
QTAC code
420321
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
8 months full-time
16 months part-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:

  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)

More about assumed knowledge

Advanced standing

If you have prior studies or work experience, you may be eligible for advanced standing (credit). You can apply for advanced standing once you've been accepted to QUT. If you're in your first semester of study, you must apply for advanced standing within 10 days of receiving your offer.

You'll receive advanced standing for units you study in this course, which means you'll get academic credit towards your QUT bachelor degree.

More about advanced standing

Deferment

You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.

More about deferring your offer

Adjustments to your ATAR/selection rank

Any adjustments you receive to your ATAR or selection rank will be applied to this course.

Find out if you’re eligible for an adjustment to your ATAR or selection rank

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2021

420321 Diploma in E-Sports

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Other admission options

If you are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, you may be eligible for admission through our Centralised Assessment Selection Process (CASP).

Minimum English language requirements

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2022 fees

2022: CSP $11,800 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2022 fees

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

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