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English Literature A level at City of London Academy, Southwark

Course description

AS units include: Drama - A Streetcar Named Desire; Prose - The Handmaid’s Tale by M. Atwood and Frankenstein by M. Shelley; Poetry - A selection of contemporary poetry from Poems of the Decade: An Anthology; Coursework - comparing a text of choice to The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald. These are assessed by written exam (2 papers: 1 hour, 15 minutes and 1 hour) and Coursework.

A Level units include: Drama - A Streetcar Named Desire; Prose - The Handmaid’s Tale by M. Atwood and Frankenstein by M. Shelley; Poetry - selection of contemporary poetry from Poems of the Decade: An Anthology, and John Keats Collected Poems and Coursework - comparing a text of choice to The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald. These are assessed by written exam (2 papers: 2 hours, 15 minutes and 1 hour) and coursework.

Enrichment opportunities include: Poems of the Decade conference with lectures and workshops; theatre trips to productions of set texts; screenings of plays studied on the course; tutorials and drop-in sessions.

Entry requirements

B in English Language and B in Literature

Future opportunities

Appropriate for undergraduate study and further study in Journalism, Teaching including English as a Foreign Language, Librarianship and Information Management, Advertising and Copywriting, The Arts, Marketing and Public Relations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of London Academy, Southwark directly.

Last updated date: 06 April 2017
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