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WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language (Adult)

WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language (Adult)

WJEC Eduqas GCSE English Language (Adult)

Course Level: 
Level 2
Job opportunities after this course: 
Gaining a grade C in GCSE English is a stepping stone into many types of education and employment. Many universities require you to have a C or higher in GCSE English to be accepted on to undergraduate courses. Colleges also now expect a grade C as the standard necessary to be enrolled on Level 3 courses. Similarly, many employers now require you to have a minimum of a grade C in order to demonstrate you have the necessary reading, writing and communication skills needed in the modern workplace.
Overview of the course: 
Would you like to gain a GCSE English qualification? At East Durham College, we offer GCSE English courses part-time, with the option to study either during the day or an evening. Both courses are usually three hours per week with some independent study involved too. This course is ideally suited to anyone without a GCSE in English, or those who would like to improve their grade.
Entry requirements: 
There are no formal entry requirements to the course but it is expected that you will be working at a minimum of level 1 in order to maximise your chances of success. To support you in this, we also offer qualifications in Functional Skills English, designed to provide you with the requisite knowledge and skills. Entry onto any course at East Durham College is subject to final approval from the Assistant Principal. Where relevant, the term ‘entry requirements’ also includes DBS checks, references, fitness to practice, etc.
Topics: 
You will study our combined English Language and Literature GCSE, which includes practical development of your spelling, punctuation and grammar skills, alongside analysis of poetry and literature (currently Macbeth and Of Mice & Men).
How is the course assessed?: 
You will be assessed on your coursework and in a final exam. You will submit four Controlled Assessments throughout the year, which are aggregated with the result of your exam to produce your final grade.
Further study options after this course: 
Achieving a grade C in English can help you achieve your personal or career goals, including further study at Level 3, university, employment or promotion.
Length of the course: 
1 year part-time. Three hours in class, usually Wednesday 6pm - 9pm, and one hour independent study. Also available during the day on a Tuesday from 09:30AM to 12:00PM.
Campus: 
Peterlee Campus
When does the course start: 
This course starts on the 18/09/2019 and ends on the 03/06/2020 (evening route). This course starts on the 17/09/2019 and ends on the 02/06/2020 (daytime route).
Fees: 
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (12 Nov 2019 21:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually
How to apply: 
To apply online for this course, please click on the 'Apply for this course' button below. Alternatively, if you need assistance with your application or you would like to apply over the phone or using a paper-based application form, please call Student Services on 0191 518 8222.
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