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English Language and Literature A Level at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

This course is based on two disciplines within English studies main areas of study: English Literature which covers drama, prose and creative writing and English Language which includes language, syntax, grammar and phonology. You will develop your understanding of how language is used for different audiences. You will also develop your own writing skills.Students have the opportunity to go on a number of theatre trips. AS and A2 groups regularly go to see productions at the RSC in Stratford Upon Avon and The Lowry Centre in Manchester. The College also has strong links with the English department at Aston University and the students have bi-annual attendance at undergraduate lecturers by the professors in residence.Students' perspectives:'I have achieved 3 grades A in A Level Law, English Language & Literature and Psychology. I'm really pleased with my achievements and glad that my hard work paid off. My results will guarantee me a place at the University of Birmingham where I'm going to study LLB (Hons) Law degree.'

Entry requirements

6 GCSEs at grade 5 © or above including at least a grade 5 © but preferably a grade 6 in your GCSE English.English goes well with most other subjects. You could choose any subjects from a wide range of Humanities Arts or Sciences.

Financial information

24+ LOAN FEES: £ 1,800.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

With a qualification in English, you could go into higher education and/or work in the media and communication industry, teaching, administration, publishing or librarianship.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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