English Literature AS/A Level

English Literature AS/A Level

On this course you will study a variety of poets, novelists and playwrights and develop your own voice as a literary critic. The course includes a focus on modern poetry, including unseen poems, and a critical study of Shakespeare. You will explore how texts are produced, with a particular focus on their cultural and historical contexts.

We use theatre visits and trips to museums and literary landmarks to support your work in class. You will produce an extended comparative coursework essay in your second year.

Entry requirements: A minium grade C in English Language and English Literature; a grade 6 in English Literature is recommended.

Course assessment: External examination and coursework

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