English language is a great course to study because it provides you with a great grounding in the skills you’ll need while you’re studying your other A Level courses, at university and in your chosen career. You’ll be someone who enjoys reading, writing and communicating and who wants to develop their abilities in these areas. You’ll have the opportunity to explore areas which you’re interested in as well looking at the impact language has on society.
You will study this course alongside 2 or 3 other A Levels and you will be able to select your chosen subjects when you apply online.
This course is perfect if you enjoy analysing spoken and written language and you are a keen reader and writer. Your technical vocabulary and communication skills will increase significantly. It combines well with a wide range of other A Level subjects.
- Language, the individual and society (written paper)
- Language diversity and change (written paper)
- Anon-exam assessment (NEA) which involves a language investigation of your choice, allowing you the freedom to explore your own areas of interest.
Start: 4th September 2019
A Level Programme (2 years)
Course code: C000450 / Q000521
A Level English Language
To study 3 A Levels you’ll need at least 5 GCSE’s at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above.
To study 4 A Levels you’ll need at least 6 GCSE’s at grades 9-6 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above.
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You’ll undertake a combination of examinations and non-exam assessment. (The exam component will be worth 80% of the final grade.)
This course is a pathway to a huge range of higher education courses. The skills you learn will be invaluable for essay writing, dissertations, report writing and presentations in later life.
This course can open a number of doors for you including; teaching, journalism, playwriting, marketing, PR and media.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!