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AS 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 AS/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, short stories and poems can be read, connected and written about.
You will deepen your appreciation of Shakespeare, of American Drama, of short stories, and of poetry written before 1900.
You will gain insight into the power of language, the influence of context and connections between texts from different times.
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 worth 50% of your final grade. (one is 1.5 hours and the other 1.75 hours long) 


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:

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


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