A2 Level English Literature at Trafford College
Why study A2 English Literature?During this course you will engage with a wide range of texts and periods which will instil a lifelong interest in literature.What's on the course?Over the summer you will have read a range of texts from the recommended reading list which will prepare you for your challenging A2 coursework. You will ultimately produce a 3,000 word essay on three texts of different genres which are thematically linked. We will begin this module with ' The Handmaid's Tale' by Margaret Atwood and then continue with Chaucer's ' The Miller's Tale' and finally you will look closely at a third guided text of your choice.You will also be preparing for your summer exam by studying William Blake's 'Songs of Innocence and Experience' and comparing Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' with 'The Revenger's Tragedy'.
A pass at AS level English Literature, at least a grade D is recommended and also need to enjoy reading and discussing a range of literature.
You will have one exam, 'Poetry and Drama', where you will need to complete 2 essays on your set texts. The exam will last 2 hours 30 minutes, is worth 60% of your A2 and is closed text.You will also need to produce a coursework folder which consists of one essay of 3,000 words.
Once you have completed A2 English Literature you may decide to continue with the subject at university. An English degree will be a valuable qualification opening up a number of career possibilities.
Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070
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.