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English Literature at Hastingsbury Business and Enterprise College

Course description

Literature is suitable for those students who enjoy reading prose and poetry and enjoy theatre. If you are interested in how others see the world and like learning about people, places and events then Literature is a subject that will suit you.

Candidates will be required to show knowledge and understanding of a minimum of six literary texts across at least two of the genres of prose, poetry and drama.

Specifically required at AS Level will be knowledge and understanding of:

  • Work by at least one author published between 1800 and 1945, and;
  • at least one work first published or performed after 1990.

    Candidates will be required to show knowledge and understanding at A Level of a further six literary texts of cultural and literary significance across at least two of the genres of prose, poetry and drama.

  • Entry requirements

    Minimum of 5 GCSE passes atA*-C from at least 4 different subjects. To study English Literature students must have at least a B grade in GCSE English Language or English Literature. Their other English GCSE must be at least a C grade.

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hastingsbury Business and Enterprise College directly.

    Last updated date: 10 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years

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