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Communication and Culture A Level at Barton Peveril Sixth Form College

Course description

  • GCSEs to include at least a C grade in English Language
  • Assessment is through examination and a major coursework project, including two pieces of writing and a creative ‘presentation’
  • Enrichment opportunities include communication fieldwork, talks from guest speakers, educational conferences, visits to Europe and New York
  • Many students go on to study a wide range of courses, from Cultural Theory, Communications and English through to Journalism, Business Studies and even Nursing.

Course content

Communication, the Internet, mobile phones, art, music, celebrity, fashion, identity, graffiti, comedy, social media, shopping, possessions, transportation, values, friends, sport, gigs, holidays, tattoos, festivals, self-expression, you, gaming, family, body language, food, films, going out, hobbies, television, advertising, hairstyles, literature, technology, culture. Right between the concepts of communication and culture there’s you. This course places you – and the things that you do and experience every day – at the centre of your studies: Who are you? How do you make sense of yourself in today’s world? How do you use culture to express yourself and communicate to others about your identity? These are the core elements of this course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barton Peveril Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

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