Languages, Literature and Culture
What will you be working towards?
||GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
The aim is for all students to experience a diverse and interesting collection of texts throughout the two-year course. English Literature will encourage all students to learn new and challenging ways to study a variety of writing styles. At the heart of the course is the desire to develop and enhance students' love of reading, giving opportunities to debate themes, issues and questions raised by the texts studied.
How will it be delivered?
Two written Exams and Non-Exam Assessment (NEA); Paper 1 - 40% of A Level, Paper 2 - 40% of A Level, NEA- 20% of A Level
5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher) including GCSE Maths and either English Language or English Literature at a grade 4 or above. If a student is applying for a course in a subject that they have studied at GCSE it is expected that a student would have achieved at least a standard pass (grade 4) in this subject.
Your next steps...
This course will prepare students to study English Literature, and other humanities subjects, at university level. As a facilitating subject, you will develop skills of independent study, as well as the ability to research and apply critical opinions, which are vital in working at degree level in many subjects. Careers in English Literature include teaching, journalism, marketing, editing, publishing, working in public relations and many more.