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School Leaver / 16 - 18 yr Old A-levels

A-Level Programme - English Language & Literature

Our A-Level in English Language & Literature will build on your GCSE studies to equip you with the skills needed to explore and critically engage with a wide range of texts.

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  • Course Description

    You will learn how to analyse language levels effectively and explore particular contexts or functions of language. The course is delivered through group, pair and individual projects and investigations, homework and project presentations, lectures, readings, discussions, timed assignments, drama activities, writing workshops, one-to-one work with tutors, online research, and library research. You will be expected to devote at least 5 hours of directed study (homework, preparation, and reading) per week.

  • Entry Requirements

    For the generic A-Level Programme you will need:

    • GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths, plus at least 3 more GCSEs at grade 5 or above

    For this specific A-Level you will need:

    • GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths, 5 or above in English Language and English Literature and at least 2 others at grade 5 or above
  • Course Length

    Full-time courses at the college are generally 3-4 days per week (you may be in an extra day if you are resitting English and/or Maths). All students are expected to complete study hours in the Learning Resource Centre and at least 30 hours work experience on top of their college hours.

  • Course Fees
    Age Cost
    16-18 Free*
    19+ £1,950

    * Certain courses may have additional costs to cover trips or DBS checks, and for some courses you will be expected to purchase additional items such as uniform or equipment.

    Fee information

    Though this course is free for those aged 16-18, there may be additional fees related to the programme, such as additional equipment or uniform, trips, DBS checks and work placement costs. Further information will be sent to all applicants before enrolment.

    If you are aged 19 and over, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of this course. For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, please click here. Alternatively, if you are aged 19-23 and have not yet completed a level 3 or above qualification, you may be able to receive this course for free. For further information and to complete our fee calculator, click here.

    Find all the information you need about course fees and financial help below.

    Information on Fees and Financial Help

    Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan

    If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.

    Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.
  • Additional Information

    What qualification will I achieve?

    OCR A-Level in English Language & Literature

    How is my course assessed?

    1x 1hr exam 2x 2-hr exams 1x 3200-word portfolio of independent study (coursework) at the end of the two years

Starting 06/09/2021

King's Lynn

Full-Time

Duration 2 years

Success story

Victoria Beltran

A-levels: Art, History & Sociology

“My tutors supported me throughout, but also taught me to be more independent and resourceful, too. These skills have been invaluable for university and will help me in any career path that I choose to take.”

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