English Language & Literature A-Level at Seevic College
A-Level English Language & Literature will benefit students who enjoy reading and creative writing.
It is a core academic subject which will hone your skills at analysis and writing creatively.
You will analyse a diverse range of texts; from poems, plays and speeches, to TV scripts and e-communications. You will also consider how English is used in both spoken and written forms, exploring elements from both Language and Literature A-Levels to bring you the best of both.
- Component 1: Voices in Speech and Writing
- Component 2: Varieties in Language and Literature
- Component 3: Coursework
General Entry Requirements
Average point score of 5.3, calculated from all GCSE subjects. Your point score MUST include at least five GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above - including English Language or Maths.
If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa.
Specific Entry Requirements
- Grade C/5 or above in GCSE English Literature
- Grade C/5 or above in GCSE English Language.
You will be assessed mainly by examination with a coursework component in the second year. During both years you will write analysis, essays on literary texts, transformation texts and take part in presentations. As a second year student you will complete coursework which is creative writing inspired by texts you have read.
- Set texts and texts for your own wider reading
- Trips to the theatre and to London.
- Study at degree level in subjects including: English, Linguistics, Drama or Creative Writing.
- Potential career options might include: Administration, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Publishing or Teaching.
- Former students have gone on to study English, Journalism, Creative Writing and other academic subjects at university; these in turn have led to careers in Journalism, Publishing, Advertising and Marketing.
- A-Level English Language & Literature is also an ideal subject for those who wish to go on to more vocational careers, such as Teaching or Social Work.
- Trips to the theatre, museums and galleries
- Trip to The Guardian newspaper for a journalism course
- Highly experienced Tutors who are passionate about their subject.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Seevic College directly.