Course Details

  • The power of the English language can never be overestimated. It’s used to inspire and fascinate us, to make us try new things and buy new products, and convince us of right and wrong. It changes how we live our lives. Find out exactly how the English language works in this exciting A-Level.

    You’ll take a closer a look at language within the world we live in, including how it influences both society and the individual. You’ll see examples of how effective English can be in action, and explore how it has changed and diversified over time. You’ll even learn about all the variations within English itself, and discover how and what makes the English language change.

    Throughout your AS and A2 years, you’ll be constantly developing your analytical and written skills, learning exceptional communication abilities in both the spoken and written word that will help you succeed in any university course and future career.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • You’ll sit two exams at the end of each year, and your second year will also include two pieces of coursework that will make up 20% of your overall mark.

  • An English Language A-Level qualification is highly regarded by universities in the UK, and you’ll be able to progress onto a degree of your choice in a number of subject areas, including Law, Sociology, Politics, History and Psychology, as well as English of course.

    The careers open to English graduates are diverse and numerous. You could find yourself in a rewarding role in journalism or media, public relations or politics, advertising or education. There’s a huge range of options, and the choice is yours!

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  • A-Level courses like this one are completely free for anyone aged 16-18 and progressing from school.

    If you don’t fall into this category, there may be tuition fees to pay. But don’t worry, there is plenty of financial support available to help you afford college. We’ve put together all the different funding opportunities that you might be eligible for, ranging from grants and bursaries to dedicated loans for education.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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