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English Language A/S at Challenge College

Course description

AS Level courses based on this specification should encourage candidates to:

develop and apply their understanding of the concepts and methods appropriate for the analysis and study of language;

undertake independent investigation of work related to language in use;

engage creatively and independently with a varied programme for the study of English from the past to the present day;

develop their skills as producers and interpreters of language.

Course content

Categorising Texts
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 60.00%.

Creating Texts
The relative percentage weighting of this unit within the qualifications is 40.00%.

Entry requirements

At least 5A* to C at GCSE including English Language (B Grade or above) and Maths

Assessment

  • Coursework
  • Written Examination

All AS units are assessed through independent assessment. Holistic assessment is addressed within A2 units.

Future opportunities

This qualification may form part of the entry requirements for progression to higher education or employment. Students may progress to the full A level in this subject from this qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Challenge College directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year

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