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English Literature AS Level at Riverside College Halton

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This is a challenging and exciting course designed for students who are interested in reading and discussing a wide range of poems, plays, prose, novels and short stories. You will also look at the historial, social and cultural aspects of literacy texts.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English) are required to study a full A Level programme.


In both years one and two you will be assessed through 30% coursework which is internally assessed and externally moderated and 70% examinations which are externally assessed.

Future opportunities

You could progress onto a BA Hons degree in English Literature which could also be combined with other subjects such as media and history. Following this you could enter employment in journalism, advertising, the law, the media or teaching.

Further information

Texts will be supplied through the college

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Riverside College Halton directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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