East Durham College

      A Level English Language

      East Durham College
      In Peterlee

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      Important information

      Typology A Level
      Location Peterlee
      Duration 2 Years
      • A Level
      • Peterlee
      • Duration:
        2 Years
      Description

      Job opportunities after this course:
      With English Language you could go onto work in public and private sector such as the National Health Service (NHS), educational institutions, local and national government, financial and legal firms.
      Other typical employers include publishing companies, advertising, marketing and public relations agencies and media organisations. The retail, leisure and tourism sectors also typically recruit English Literature students.

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      Where and when
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      Peterlee
      Willerby Grove, SR8 2RN, Durham, England
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      Location
      Peterlee
      Willerby Grove, SR8 2RN, Durham, England
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      To take into account

      · Requirements

      Entry requirements:
      Five 9-4 GCSE grades (6 or above in English Lit and/or English Lang).

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      What you'll learn on the course

      Public
      English
      English Language

      Course programme


      Overview of the course:

      AS Level- Language Today/ Exploring the Writing Process.
      A2 Level- Language investigation/ Language Diversity and Child Language Acquisition.


      Topics:

      AS Level- Language Today- Students will explore how language choices reflect the identity of the user and how language use varies in context across a variety of contemporary methods of communication. Written, spoken and electronic tests will be explored in detail. The second unit is called 'Exploring the writing process'- students create a portfolio that includes two creative pieces. These will be supported by analytical commentaries of their own work.
      In A2 students will complete an independent investigation into language, as well as studying language diversity and child language acquisition.

      Additional information

      Further study options after this course:
      Traditional University Routes include:
      BA (HONS) English LITERATURE
      BA (HONS) English WITH HISTORY
      BA (HONS) English AND CREATIVE WRITING
      BA (HONS) HISTORY
      BA (HONS) MEDIA AND ADVERTISMENT
      BA (HONS) JOURNALISM

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