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English Language A Level at Cowley International College

Course description

If the power of words interests you and you’re keen to discover
how written and spoken language works in our changing
world, then this is the course for you.

Both dynamic and relevant, this course explores how our language
has evolved over time. Students will explore a variety of
contexts, genres and audiences and there is also the
opportunity to produce original creative writing pieces.

Course content

English Language is central to all other subjects. It is a
fascinating and engrossing subject, crucial for an
understanding of why people communicate in the way that
they do.

The A-level is also one that Higher Education establishments
and employers find attractive as it indicates that a student has
a well-rounded intelligence and an appreciation of accuracy
in writing. The course is taught by a team of experienced staff
and has consistently achieved good results over many years.

Entry requirements

A GCSE English Language grade of B (grade 6) or higher is

Future opportunities

The pathways available after study are numerous and include
degrees specifically in English and related subjects. As the
course is one with a variety of areas of study the options open
to students studying it are many; careers linked with A-level
English Language include: Teaching, Journalism, Publishing,
TV and Radio, Copy writing, Marketing, Public Relations, Law,
Social Work and Advertising.

A-level in English Language is a useful qualification for a wide
range of university courses, particularly in subjects like
Journalism and Media.

This A-level is highly regarded and would offer students a good
opportunity of progression through the Higher Education
system and beyond.

Further information

Did you know…
English is the most widely spoken language in the world and
more countries use English as their official language than any
other. 1.5 billion people speak some form of English. The language
contains more words (1 million plus) than any other.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 February 2017

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