Study esports at Confetti

While gaming lies at the heart of the esports industry, there are so many more roles that are available within this exciting and growing industry – from commentators and analysts, to event managers, producers and marketing specialists.

Confetti has created a suite of Esports Production courses to offer hands-on and practical learning experience within the esports sector. You’ll also get to Do It For Real, by accessing our new £5m esports complex, Confetti X.

As its name suggests, our courses focus on live event production; from small scale grassroots leagues to large scale leagues and finals, as well as event management, game analysis, entrepreneurship, broadcast production, understanding and using emerging technologies, and business development.

Students get the chance to work with top names in the industry and work on real-world content creation and live event projects.

A global industry

Esports has enjoyed phenomenal growth in recent years buoyed by the success of big games like League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Overwatch and Dota 2, as well as streaming platforms like Twitch, which allow fans from across the globe to watch all the action live.

• Esports provides over 1,200 jobs across the UK, spread across management, content creators, players.

• Just one esports event can generate the equivalent of 238 full-time jobs.

• The UK esports industry has grown 8.5% a year between 2016 and 2019.

You can find out more about the types of roles available in esports by visiting the British Esports Association website.