|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||1 Year||TBC||Full-Time||Bede Campus||Full-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 level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||please enquire||You 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
Punctuation and grammar. This course
This course could help you gain employment in the UK or progress on to further study.
Why college is different to school
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
Why choose Sunderland College?
94.7% of our students progressed to further study, university or employment
(*Based on 16-18 year olds desination data 2016/17 academic year)
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We have the widest range of courses in the region.
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
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