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A Level English Literature

This course will encourage students to develop their interest in and enjoyment of literature and literary studies as they:

What can this course lead to?

The study of English Literature can be challenging as well as a highly educational enterprise and therefore it has long been regarded by universities and employers as an indicator of intellectual ability and a capacity for hard work. The development of the critical and analytical skills necessary for this subject have an impact on almost all parts of the curriculum and forms of employment.

Students cannot combine studying A level English Language and A level English Literature courses.

 

Component 1 (AS) Component 2 (AS) Component 1
(A Level)
Component 2
(A Level)
Component 3
(A Level)
Love through the ages Shakespeare & Poetry Love through the ages Prose - study of 2 texts Love through the ages 3 texts Texts in shared contexts Modern Times Independent Critical Study based on 2 texts

 

Method of Assessment

Two AS components 1 hour 30min exam (50%)


Component 1 (A Level) 3 hour exam (40%)


Component 2 (A Level) 2 hour 30min exam (40%)


Component 3 (A Level) coursework (20%)

 

Minimum entry requirement

B grade in both GCSE English Literature & Language

 

Further information

AQA English Literature A Level specification

For more information, please speak to Mrs K Wilding (Head of English) at the school.

 

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