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Communication and Culture A Level at Collingwood College

Course description

The ability to communicate successfully in a variety of situations is essential for a wide range of careers as well as your own personal development. Communication and Culture is therefore a subject for everyone. As communicating is so important, the subject naturally includes aspects of other subjects - Psychology, Sociology, Art, Media Studies, Information Technology and Business Studies. The new specification emphasises the cultural aspects of Communication in an age of new technologies. This broad-ranging academic course aims to produce excellent communicators who understand how their culture works.

Course content

Unit 3: Communicating Culture: Examination
Unit 4: Communication and Culture in Practice: Portfolio – Coursework

Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C (or equivalent).


Unit 3: Written examination - 2 hours Weighting: 25% of total A level mark
Unit 4: Coursework Weighting: 25% of total A level mark

Future opportunities

An expanding number of complimentary degree/HND programmes that include: Arts and Social Sciences, Media and Communication, Public Relations, Cultural Studies, Combined Business and Management Programmes. Employment opportunities exist in Media and Communication related industries, Retail Management and Business Professions, Public Services, Teaching and Training and the Information Services sector. The ability to communicate effectively is a vital skill in all professions.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 October 2016
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