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A-level English Language and Literature at College of West Anglia

Course description

A-Level English Language and Literature will build on your GCSE studies to equip you with the skills needed to explore and critically engage with a wide range of texts. You will learn how to analyse language levels effectively and explore particular contexts or functions of language. The course is delivered through group, pair and individual projects and investigations, homework and project presentations, lectures, readings, discussions, timed assignments, drama activities, writing workshops, one-to-one work with tutors, online research, library research. You will be expected to devote at least 5 hours of directed study (homework, preparation, reading) per week.

Entry requirements

You will need 6 or more GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English language and maths, and grade 6 and above in your chosen subjects (where possible).

Assessment

AS level: 100% exams Full A-level over 2 years: 20% coursework and 80% exams. Group, pair and individual projects and investigations, project presentations, lectures, readings, discussions, timed assignments, drama activities, writing workshops. Students would be expected to devote at least 5 hours of directed study (homework, preparation, reading) per week.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 August 2018
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • admissions
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01553761144
    • Email address:
    • admissions@cwa.ac.uk

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