English Language A Level

Level A-level


What will I study?

A wide range of everyday spoken and written texts along with the linguistic and grammatical concepts we need to analyse and explore how people are using their language to present their thoughts, feelings, values and identities in any situation.

Is this course right for me?

If you find yourself listening in to conversations on the bus, analysing the headings to advertising posters or wondering at the words used in social media exchanges, you are a budding English Language expert and should do this course.

Where next?

A degree in English Language and Linguistics can lead to careers in many different areas, from speech therapy and teaching (including TEFL teaching), to journalism and forensic linguistics. The knowledge, understanding and confidence with the language that this subject brings means that it provides excellent grounding for a wide range of careers including law, media, marketing and advertising, indeed any career where skill with language is key.

Minimum entry requirements

C/4 in English Language GCSE. Please make sure that you have also looked at and understand the overall entry requirements to study at BHASVIC. These are available here and outline the GCSE grades you need to take up one of the Programmes of Study at the college.