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English Combined at The Burgate School and Sixth Fom centre

Course description

The uniqueness of this course is the integration of language and literature which enables you to explore the links between linguistic and literary methods in a variety of spoken, written and multi-modal texts.

Course content

You will learn to study creatively, critically and independently developing your subject expertise via concepts about the way language choices create representations in the literary world and beyond.

You will gain insights into a range of modes and genres and develop skills as producers and interpreters of language by creating your own texts and reflecting critically on the process of production.

You will benefit from a wide range of assessment styles and in the second year there is an opportunity to produce research based investigative writing (NEA) in an area of your choice.

All the skills you will develop will be invaluable in both future study and future employment.

Entry requirements

  • At least six A*- C grades at GCSE, including Grade B in English Language.

Financial information

The purchase of a recommended course book and other background texts is also helpful.

Future opportunities

This combined discipline is well respected and widely accepted for all English Language, Literature and related courses.

Almost any career can be accessed with A Level English, but career opportunities that frequently require this qualification include Teaching, Law, Journalism, Business, Public relations, Personnel, Writing, International development and Advertising.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Burgate School and Sixth Fom centre directly.

Last updated date: 17 March 2016

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