Course Type: Part Time

GCSE English (part time - daytime or evening)

  • Day Weekdays
  • Attendance Part Time
  • Time Day & Evening
  • Cost £180
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

You will study a host of literature: prose and a range of media of different genres. In addition, you will also complete an individual speaking and listening presentation. You will be required to compare, analyse, explore and examine.  You will consider use of language, structural devices and other authorial techniques in great detail. Personal response is key to this part of the course and focusing on the effect of all these techniques is central.


You will write creatively; engaging and intriguing your reader with the use of figurative language, sensory description and a range of sentence structures crafted for effect.

This course is for you if: 

  • You want to access further or higher education
  • You wish to progress at work or access new job opportunities
  • You just have a huge love of English!


All successful candidates will be required to complete online and written initial assessments.


Advertised times and days are subject to change.

An interview is required and guidance is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

No formal entry requirements apart from an interview to assess your needs

This course is free if you are aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more finance information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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