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English Language - A Level at Backwell School

Course description

Through studying this course you will gain an understanding of the importance of Language in every aspect of our lives. The course will develop your ability to analyse how language works in a range of situations, as well as improving your skills as a writer. Throughout the course you will be exploring how spoken and written language is used in different ways as well as considering the wider social and cultural factors that influence communication.

Entry requirements

At least a grade 5 in English GCSE, although preferably higher.

Future opportunities

Language students have gone on to study Linguistics at degree level, or courses in related fields such as Sociology or Psychology. Students who have studied English have moved into careers such as journalism, law, education and Media and Publishing.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Backwell School directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September