You will learn to analyse, compare and understand a wide variety of literary texts of all genres: poetry, drama and prose. Literary eras will cover modern and classic texts focuses on a balance of modern and classic texts.
Unit 1: Drama and Poetry pre-1900
Unit 2: Comparative and Contextual Study
Unit 3: Literature Post-1900
These A levels are will be assessed by 2 examinations and a coursework folder of investigative (English Language) and analytical work.
A level English courses form excellent preparation for any one of the wide variety of English courses available in higher education. English literature in particular is considered a ‘facilitating subject’ by Russell Group universities. English is useful for career paths including journalism, law, publishing, the civil service, politics and teaching.
In addition to our Programme Entry Requirements, applicants must also meet specific Course Entry Requirements:
Grade 5 in English Language and Grade 5 English Literature