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English Combined - A Level at Bolton St Catherine's Academy

Course description

What will I study on this course?

This course enables you to pursue a love of reading and develop the critical approaches you have gained from the GCSE course. You will have an opportunity to respond to a range of poetry, prose and drama written over a wide time span. The course allows one unit at AS and another at A2 to be assessed through coursework. It also enables you to develop your interest in creative writing, knowledge of spoken language and its application in society. You will analyse, research and create a variety of texts for different purposes. You will study language in everyday life and gain an understanding of why we use different types of language for different purposes. The course is assessed through coursework and module examinations.

Entry requirements

What do I need?

5 GCSEs Grade A*-C including a C or above in English Literature

Future opportunities

What does it prepare me for?

Progression to university and a wide variety of careers including journalism, law, teaching, media, business, personnel and marketing.

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: 29 June 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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