Through the study of English language, students will develop a wide variety of transferable skills such as: effective research and data collection; critical analysis and evaluation of different modes of language; and the use of fluent and coherent written expression.In addition, interpersonal and communication skills are developed through class activities and presentation workshops.All of these skills are highly valued in all industries, leading to careers in a wide variety of professions such as teaching, publishing, journalism and law.The course consists of four components, three exams, language concepts and issues, language across time and creative and critical writing. Component four will cover language issues and will be completed as coursework.

Entry Requirements

Students will need three Grade 5s and three Grade 4s including a Grade 5 in GCSE (or equivalent) English language and English literature. They should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in other relevant subjects.


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English Language (A-Level) (Level 3)Pendleton Sixth Form College03/09/202424/25
English Language (A-Level) (Level 3)Pendleton Sixth Form College05/09/202323/24

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