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English Literature - A Level at Bolton Sixth Form College

Course description

We offer you a range of exciting Advanced Level Courses with many students currently studying for one or more of our subjects. Clearly we are very popular because of our excellent academic success and achievements, and our caring, relaxed yet professional relationships with students. Additionally, the teachers are all highly qualified Advanced Level specialists – we all work or have worked as examiners or coursework moderators. This experience gives us valuable knowledge of the expectations and requirements of the various exam boards, and this obviously will help you to achieve your best.

Course content

If you are interested in the way writers and authors create characters and situations and the way texts reflect our lives and relationships, then this course is for you.

You will read and enjoy novels, poems and plays and study a range of traditional and modern texts of different styles and periods. The texts covered include various themes such as: comedy and tragedy, crime and politics, and independent writing for coursework.

Links with other subjects:

This subject links well with A Levels in English Language, History, Media Studies and Drama & Theatre Studies.

Entry requirements

Students studying four A Levels will be expected to have a minimum of 6 GCSEs at grade A/A*/7, 8 or 9 including English Language and Mathematics at grade 6 or above. Students studying three A Levels will be expected to have a minimum of two GCSEs at grade B/6 and three GCSEs at grade C/4 including English Language and Mathematics at grade 4.

Financial information

No course fees are applicable for 16-18 year old learners who meet funding regulations.

Future opportunities

Both universities and employers value and respect an A Level in English Literature. Previous students have gone on to Humanities’ courses at university and careers in Journalism, Law, Teaching and Lecturing. This course is an excellent complement to most other A levels.

Further information

Please visit the College website or email for further course information.

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 September 2017
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