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A2 Level : English Literature

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code A2/EngLit
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time



You will explore different ways in which plays, novels and poems can be read, connected and written about.
You will deepen your appreciation of Shakespeare, of modern dramatists and of poetry written before 1900.
You will gain further insight into Gothic Literature, and into Literature published post1900 and post-2000.
You will develop your own independent reading and thinking whilst exploring other critical ideas and improving your skills of close analysis

How will it be delivered?

2 closed book examination papers each lasting 2.5 hours and each worth 40% of your final grade

1 coursework unit consisting of two tasks and worth 20% of your final grade

Exam Board:  OCR

Entry requirements

5 Grade 4’s and above to include Grade 4 in either GCSE English Language or English Literature.  A love of reading beyond your set texts  

Your next steps...

Progression paths:

A Level English Literature is highly regarded by all universities and will enable you to gain success on all degree course, including Science.  Almost all careers are open to you!


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