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English Literature A-Level at The McAuley Catholic High School

Course description

Do you enjoy reading literature: fiction, poetry and drama? Do you enjoy reading the classics as well as modern literature?Do you enjoy exploring your own interests in reading, and discussing your ideas about literary texts with others?Do you want to study an English A Level using skills that are familiar from your GCSE studies? Skills like reading with a critical eye, writing essay responses and developing your own views on literary texts.If so, English Literature would be a great choice.

Entry requirements

Minimum of Grade B in English Language and Grade C in English Literature at GCSE. Those doing the single English GCSE who achieve a B should discuss VI form entry with the Head of English.

Future opportunities

Students wishing to go on to study English subjects at university would find it valuable to take both English Language and English Literature as separate subjects, though English Literature alone is accepted by all universities.

In common with all non-vocational A2 Levels, English Literature is suitable academic preparation for a wide variety of careers and particularly, those in which effective written communication is important.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The McAuley Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

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