A Level in English Language

Start Date: 09 September 2019
Total course cost: £1987.00
Funding information: Free For Eligible 16-18 year olds and First Full L3 for 19-23 year olds. Adult Learner Loans available, course costs apply.
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: Full-time subject

Course Overview

During this course you will analyse and study the language used in journalism, media and multimedia texts and advertising. You will gain an in-depth understanding of language and how it works effectively in society and how it has changed over time.You will also look at how children develop communication skills. The course will allow you to carry out an investigation into a topic of your choice, create an orginal piece of creative writing and produce commentary on your own writing.

Course Content

Modules include: Gender, oppcupation and other social factors, Lingustic features and methods, Language development, Spoken language,

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (including English and maths).

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework

  • written exam

Progression

Upon successful completion of this course, you can choose to progress on to further study at university or enter employment.