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Full-Time & A Level Courses

English literature A Level

Level 3

Course code: AG3385K
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > A Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: A Levels,English
Location: Ludlow
No fee information available

About the course

A Level English Literature is a hugely challenging, enjoyable and widely respected qualification. This course is for people who want to develop their analytical reading skills, alongside their written and spoken communications skills, and ability to think rigorously. These skills are highly valued by universities and, of course, by your future employer. Class debate is lively and the sharing of opinions about our set texts is welcomed and encouraged.

Why choose us

Theatre visits. Lecture days. Visiting speakers. Workshops focusing on set texts, theatre productions and creative writing. 100% pass rate achieved since 2015.

What you could do next

English Literature is considered a facilitating subject and is highly regarded by top universities. It is a useful subject if you are considering a degree in Law, Publishing, Education, Creative Writing, Media Studies, Drama, History and any of the Social Sciences as well as English.

Popular modules

  • Poetry Anthologies

  • Drama

  • Prose

  • NEA – an independent, extended essay on a free choice of texts

Assessment methods

Assessment will be via 2 external written exams and 20% coursework (NEA).

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) including English.