Taught course

Esports Level 1 Course

Short course

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements as these are industry-led practical courses rather than academic courses.

Months of entry


Course content

Are you a junior executive within the sports industry, just graduated university, or simply interested in understanding how all of the sectors within the sports business ecosystem work, and where your skills/interests may fit best in the Esports industry?

Then this Level 1 Esports Course Course is perfect for you.

iSportLearn's online platform brings together industry leading experts from across the sports business to guide you through 8 (eight) x 1 (one) hour modules that introduce you to the major sectors of the sports industry (see below).

This course teaches you how the industry is structured, operates and is governed, how it monetises its audience, and the opportunities over the coming years in broadcasting, sponsorship and more.

What are the modules, and who are the industry experts leading the courses:

  • Showcasing Value: Ed Gregory, Senior Partnerships Manager, Fnatic

  • Commercialising the Esports Audience: Leo Matlock, VP, Commercial, Blast Premier

  • Traditional Sports vs Esports: Lindsey Eckhouse, Former Commercial Director, G2 Esports

  • Understanding the Audience: Candice Mudrick, Head of Market Analysis, Newzoo

  • How Brands use Esports: Adam Savinson, Esports Director, Betway

  • Esports Integrity Commission: Ian Smith, Commissioner, Esports Integrity Commission

  • Broadcasting in Esports: Allan Hvid, Former Head of Football & Esports, Founder of Within Sport

  • Industry Overview - Allan Phang, Regional Head of Marketing & PR, EVOS

Every module also offers multiple choice questions to test knowledge, alongside downloadable resources such as module specific presentation decks, transcripts and more.

Information for international students

Many of our courses offer subtitles, and downloadable transcripts to help anyone where English is a second language.

The courses are all on-demand, and online, so courses can be taken from any country, at any time, and students can take as much time as they need to complete the courses as there are no time limits.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Short course
    8 hours months months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    N/A months months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    N/A months months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Examination (Multiple Choice Quiz)100

Course contact details

+44 (0) 12132395400