• 98%

    of our students have progressed to a positive destination.

    Sunderland College destination data, 16-18 year olds, 2017/18 academic year.

  • 93%

    of our students agreed that the teaching on their course is good.

    Sunderland College On-programme Survey 2018

  • Free meals

    Eligible students may be entitled to bursaries and free meals.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
08/09/20201 YearTBCFull-TimeBede CampusFull-time Vocational

What’s it all about?

This course is for people whom English is a second language and would like to enhance their English skills.

Although there are no official entry requirements, you will be asked to sit an assessment interview to establish your current English abilities.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
16-18FREEYou will need to provide your own stationery.
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery.

This course provides you with the key skills, knowledge and understanding of English including:

Speaking and listening
Reading and writing
Vocabulary
Punctuation and grammar. This course

Your Curriculum Team

Jamie Kernnan

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What’s next?

This course could help you gain employment in the UK or progress on to further study.

Careers

Authors, writers and translators

Job holders in this unit group write, edit and evaluate literary material for publication excluding material for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals but including scripts and narrative for film, TV, radio and computer games and animations; and translate spoken and written statements into different languages.

Medium Salary

£ 33488

654 people employed as Authors, writers and translators in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.