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English Language and Literature AS & A Level at Newcastle-under-Lyme College

Course description

The aim of the course is to offer full-time students the opportunity to gain a national qualification in English Language and Literature.

Exact topics to be confirmed.

Entry requirements

Usually you'll need five or more A*-C (9-4) grades at GCSE, including maths and English. A new grade scale is in operation for maths and English which is numerical. The equivalent to a B grade will be a 6 and the equivalent to a C grade will be 5 for entry requirement purposes.

Assessment

Assessment is comprised of two examinations and one piece of coursework at the end of two years of study.
Progression to year 2 will be dependent on successful completion of the first year taking into account Internal
Progression Examination results and the Key Assessment Profile throughout the first year.

Financial information

Newcastle Maintenance Allowance (NMA): Anyone with a household income under £21,000 can receive £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nulc.ac.uk/finance

Future opportunities

On successful completion of your A Level programme, you can progress to university or employment. Careers
such as teaching and journalism, amongst others, appeal to students with A Level English Literature.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newcastle-under-Lyme College directly.

Last updated date: 28 November 2016
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