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English Language A Level

Level 3 - Advanced

English Language A Level

This A level complements many other subjects and can help in a range of careers such as teaching and journalism.

English Language A level is very different from what you may be used to in your GCSE studies. It involves the linguistic analysis of a range of different types of spoken and written texts.



Sutton Coldfield College



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* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 34 Weeks

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above in academic subjects, including GCSE maths & GCSE English Language.

This two-year course is principally assessed by written examination at the end of two years of study, but also includes Non-Exam Assessed (Coursework) Components.

A Level English Language develops a very wide platform of skills supporting onward study in a wide range of subjects at university, and is a valuable qualification for any professional career which will require good written and verbal communication skills, in addition to the more specifically English related degree courses such as  journalism or creative writing.

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