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A-Level English Language & Literature Course – Edexcel

This A-Level English Language & Literature Course covers the brand new specification.

UK Open college are pleased to offer the opportunity to study A-Level English Language and Literature as specified by Edexcel.

The A-Level aims to encourage candidates:

  • To use integrated linguistic and literary approaches in their reading and interpretation of texts
  • To engage creatively and independently with a wide range of spoken, written and multimodal texts, exploring the relationship between texts
  • To undertake independent and sustained studies to develop their skills as producers and interpreters of language

Qualification: A-Level English Literature & English (9ELO)
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes
Awarding Body: Edexcel
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support
UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 3 components of study in total as listed below.
COMPONENT 1: VOICES IN SPEECH AND WRITING
  • Voices in Speech and Writing: An Anthology
  • Arthur Miller, All My Sons
COMPONENT 2: VARIETIES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
  • Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
  • Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber
COMPONENT 3: COURSEWORK
  • Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Wendy Jones, Grayson Perry: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl

Students are required to purchase the above books.

View Official Edexcel specification here

Entry Requirements

There are no previous qualifications required to register for this course.

Course Duration

This course comes with 24 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 360 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 700 Hours

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

Assessment

The Edexcel A-Level exam is available in May/June each year. It is assessed over 2 exam papers & coursework. The coursework component must be assessed as part of your examination. UK Open College, cannot assess this for you.

Paper 1: Voices in Speech and Writing – 9ELO/01
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Assessed: Component 1
Assessment format: One comparative essay question and one extract-based essay

Paper 2: Varieties in Language and Literature – 9ELO/02
Type: Written examination
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Assessed: Component 2
Assessment format: One essay question and one comparative essay question

Coursework: Investigating and Creating Texts – 9ELO/03
Type: Coursework
Assessed: Component 3
Assessment format: Two pieces of original writing and one analytical commentary

Examination Fees

As a private candidate, it is the student’s responsibility to arrange their own examinations and practical assessment if required. This is not part of the service offered by UK Open College.

This should be done prior to enrolment with us. It is your responsibility to ensure you have the necessary arrangements in place & confirmed.

Fees for these services can vary hugely from centre to centre. It may be worth travelling out of the area. (It’s worth it)
You can view a list of official AQA approved examination centres here 

The later you leave it to arrange, the more expensive it can be. At times, it can be impossible to arrange so plan ahead. (8 months minimum recommended)

Your contract with us is for the course and support only. We will not refund you outside of the 14 days cooling-off period if you have not confirmed these arrangements with your selected centre.

Enquire & confirm with your chosen centre, do not leave it to chance!

Payments plans - Guaranteed acceptance*

Select whether to pay in full upon enrolment or opt to pay a deposit and spread the cost with our Interest-free payment plan.  *Guaranteed acceptance for those who meet the following conditions:

Aged 18 and above (Maximum age 75)
Permanent resident in the UK
Be able to provide 3 years of address history from the UK
Have a UK bank account that accepts direct debits
Hold a valid UK credit or debit card

Please note: We do not carry out credit checks

Alternative payment plans may be available for those that do not meet these conditions. Please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to assist on 0121 792 3872.

Applicants choosing the monthly option will be required to complete and sign a financial agreement for the remaining payments.  All payments to be set up via direct debit.  We are only able to set up monthly payments for students resident in the UK. 

Please note: Once a payment plan is set up, you are liable to pay the course fees in full whether you complete the course or not.  Please ensure the monthly repayments are affordable before agreeing to any payment plan offered.

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Once received at your requested delivery address, you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If for any reason you are not happy, simply return your course pack unused for a refund.*

*Minus postage. An admin fee is deducted from any deposit refunded if a finance plan is arranged and then cancelled.

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