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English Literature A-level CRE at Invictus Sixth Form

Course description

It is a comprehensive course, which covers a wide range of literary genres from varying time periods; a course which enables students to develop their understanding and appreciation of English literature.

Component 1 – Shakespeare and other drama

Component 2 - Two prose texts from a chosen theme. At least one of the prose texts must be pre-1900.

Component 3 – A study of poetry from varying time periods.

Coursework - A comparison of texts with a theme of your choice.

Course content

Component 1 - Shakespeare and other drama.

Component 2 - Two prose texts from a chosen theme. At least one of the prose texts must be pre-1900.

Component 3 - A study of poetry from varying time periods.

Coursework - A comparison of texts with a theme of your choice.

Entry requirements

Specific Entry Requirements : GCSE English Language and Literature Grade 6 or higher.

Assessment

Component 1: Drama - Examination - 30% of the total qualification.

Component 2: Prose - Examination - 20% of the total qualification.

Component 3: Poetry - Examination - 30% of the total qualification

Coursework: 20% of the examination

Future opportunities

Higher Education: English/English Literature degrees, Media,Film studies, Journalism, teacher training, legal courses and many more academic based courses.

Career opportunities: English Literature is a sound basis for many jobs and is a good grounding for a range of careers.

Further information

Natalie Hall (Head of English)

nhall@crestwood-s.dudley.sch.uk

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: Edexcel
  • Web url: www.ellowes.dudley.sch.uk
  • Number of planned places: 25

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