English Language GCE A Level Level 3 at The Manchester College
The power of the English language can never be overestimated. It’s used to inspire and fascinate us, to make us try new things and buy new products, and convince us of right and wrong. It changes how we live our lives. Find out exactly how the English language works in this exciting A-Level. You’ll take a closer a look at language within the world we live in, including how it influences both society and the individual. You’ll see examples of how effective English can be in action, and explore how it has changed and diversified over time. You’ll even learn about all the variations within English itself, and discover how and what makes the English language change. Throughout your AS and A2 years, you’ll be constantly developing your analytical and written skills, learning exceptional communication abilities in both the spoken and written word that will help you succeed in any university course and future career.
You’ll need to have at least five good GCSE grades, or overseas equivalent, at C or above. Ideally this should include some B grades, especially in GCSE English Language. You should also be enthusiastic about learning and have a good attendance record. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements
You’ll sit two exams at the end of each year, and your second year will also include two pieces of coursework that will make up 20% of your overall mark.
All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.
An English Language A-Level qualification is highly regarded by universities in the UK, and you’ll be able to progress onto a degree of your choice in a number of subject areas, including Law, Sociology, Politics, History and Psychology, as well as English of course. The careers open to English graduates are diverse and numerous. You could find yourself in a rewarding role in journalism or media, public relations or politics, advertising or education. There’s a huge range of options, and the choice is yours!
How to apply
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