Course Info

A Level English Literature

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

Learners must have;

Level 5 in any English GCSE plus 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above


2 Years

Course Content

This course is for learners who enjoy reading and delving into the minds and motivations of a wide range of authors. You will read and study a variety of literary texts including, novels, drama, short stories and poetry whilst getting the opportunity to investigate one pre and one post 2000 prose text of your own choice where you will investigate connections between different writing, genres and authors.

Your Unique Experience

All learners will have the choice of coursework projects and you interests and motivations will be encouraged and developed through support with your teacher.

More than just a Course

Through the medium of reading, this course will allow you entrance to the mind-set of characters very different from yourself. You will develop your own ability to write and investigate, developing skills that may be very important as you embark on higher education.

Special Features

An A level in English Literature will enhance your understanding of other A level subjects such as History, Classical Civilisation, Religious Studies, Film Studies and Sociology.

Course Format

Full Time Programme


Possible careers: journalism, marketing, proofreading, teaching, politics and law.

A Level English Literature

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.