English Literature A level at Lowestoft Sixth Form College
In the first year you will study a literary period, either Victorian or modern. At least six texts will be studied, including poetry, prose and drama, with a focus upon the relationship between the text and the context in which it was produced.
In the second year the focus will be thematic: Love Through the Ages. You will explore the way love is presented in literature from the early modern period (Chaucer and Shakespeare) up to the present day. A wide range of texts will be studied – at least six, covering poetry, prose and drama – offering a broad and stimulating perspective on love in its many guises.
You will need to meet the standard college entry criteria for AS/A2 courses. You will also need a grade C in GCSE English.
English Literature is highly regarded in universities and is considered to be a very valuable subject which offers skills for any degree course. English Literature can be studied at university and can lead to careers such as journalism, teaching, law and politics.
To develop your understanding of English Literature you will be able to attend theatre performances and visit places of literary interest. In addition, you will be able to attend conferences and benefit from visiting experts and have access to excellent online and learning resources.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lowestoft Sixth Form College directly.