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English Language AS/A Level at Bury College

Course description

English Language at A Level is an introduction to the study of Linguistics. Working with a highly motivated team of subject specialists, you will study the structure, history and use of the English Language in a range of situations, using a wide variety of printed and spoken texts. You will develop your understanding of the social, cultural and personal factors that affect language use and will involve a great deal of analysis. You will have the opportunity to go on cultural visits related to the course and guest speakers and lectures may also feature.

Entry requirements

To study three AS Levels or two AS Levels and one Applied Qualification then the entry requirements are six GCSEs at or above grade C/4 including three subjects at or above grade C/5 which must include GCSE English.Should you wish to study four AS Levels the entry requirements are six GCSEs at or above grade C/4 including two subjects or more at or above grade C/5 and two subjects or more at or above B/6.In addition to the above a minimum of 9 grade points are required from maths and English combined.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

For more information please call our Admissions Team on the following numbers: 0161 280 8313, 0161 280 8314, 0161 280 8315 or 0161 280 8505.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.