Study A Level English Literature and you will study texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. The texts you will be set to read are from a wide range of different periods and cultures. Studying English Literature will provide you with many intellectual and career opportunities.
What will I study?
A wide variety of texts, written and spoken, within their wider historical and cultural contexts
Aspects of narrative, using both novels and poetry
Effective and appropriate communication including the ability to discuss the critical context
You'll also learn about critical ideas, which you'll learn to apply to literary texts
How language works in different ways, for different purposes and for different audiences.
Where will this subject take me?
Students who have successfully completed this course have gone on to study at respected universities in the UK. In 2016 these included: History at Durham University and Law at the University of Bristol.