GCE AS Level in English Literature
Languages, Literature and Culture
What will you be working towards?
||GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Completed over 1 year if you opt to do the AS Level, or 2 years if you opt to study the A Level. English is attractive to both employers and universities. This fascinating course will introduced you to a wide range of literacy texts that have inspired many generations. Set texts include: The modern collection: Poems of the decade / classic poetry collection, the dystopian sceince-fiction novels, Never Let Me Go and Frankenstein, plus A Streetcar Named Desire and a Shakespeare play. Throughout the course you will develop important analytical and communication skills that will help to develop your understanding and enjoyment of films and books.
Units you may study include: Drama Prose (before and after 1900) Poetry
How will it be delivered?
100% Assessment - Exam (AS Level)
20% Assessment - Coursework
80% Assessment - Exam
Ideally at least a GCSE grade 5-6 or GCSE grade B in English, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills Maths alongside your other qualifications.