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English Language A Level at Mascalls Academy

Course description

Throughout the two year A level course, you will learn how to use and apply specialist linguistic terminology.

You will explore how children acquire language up until the age of 11 and how language has changed over time.

You will also have the opportunity to explore spoken, written and multi-modal language in different contexts and how language is linked with personal and social identity.

In the second year of the course, you will complete coursework in creative writing which is worth 20% of the final A Level, and undertake a personal language investigation which will be assessed in the final examination.

Entry requirements

You must achieve at least a level 6 in English Language AND English Literature at GCSE to be accepted on to the course.

Future opportunities

As a subject, English Language is a well regarded by Higher Education institutions.

Having a sophisticated understanding of the English language could lead to a career in any number of professions for example teaching, journalism, speech therapy and even positions in the social science arena, business or design.


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2018
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