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GCSE English Language at Buckinghamshire UTC

Course description

GCSEs are recognised by employers in all areas as a measure of your educational achievements. The qualification mainly involves studying the theory of a subject, combined with some investigative work.

What Will I Learn

You will study strategies and techniques used by poets and authors to create meaning in texts. You will also analyse media and non-fiction texts such as leaflets, posters and CD covers.

Example Modules

  • Developing language skills; Grammar
  • punctuation
  • Spelling and Figurative Language
  • Analysis of Media and Non-fiction Texts with Poetry Appreciation

Entry requirements

Specific option requirements will be discussed at interview but evidence of a real interest in English language is expected plus a D grade at GCSE level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buckinghamshire UTC directly.

Last updated date: 06 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 35 weeks