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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· 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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