The Diploma in Esports provides you with 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 Diploma will cover concepts in relation to esports as an emerging billion-dollar industry worldwide and how you can be involved in the coming esports revolution. Covering both practical and theoretical realms, physical and mental health, pro-athlete attitudes and values, business strategies and a range of digital technologies, this qualification will prepare you for a variety of esports career pathways. As a blended education model, you gain skills online and on-campus in a highly supportive environment. You will have access to a suite of services designed to help achieve your study goals and advance your career.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 87.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
Part-time students should note that daytime attendance may be required.
Upon completion of this diploma, you will be automatically offered a place in the single degrees of Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Communication, Bachelor of Information Technology, and the Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments. Each of your diploma units will be credited to each degree.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
English or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
Higher education study
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study
Work and life experience
Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered
Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students
Students who complete the diploma may seek entry to a broad range of bachelor level courses including IT, Business and Creative Industries, and subsequently, develop a specialisation which may lead to career opportunities in such areas as public relations, marketing, event management, game development or esports athleticism.
1 year Full time or 11/2-2 years Part time