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English Literature A level at Sutton Community Academy

Course description

Studying A Level English Literature at Sutton Community Academy will encourage you to develop your interest and enjoyment of the written word. By reading widely, and critically, across centuries, gender and genre, you will develop as an independent reader and critic.

You will be taught to critically analyse a text according to its historical and cultural period and, as well as enjoying great works, you’ll develop keen powers of analysis and an understanding of literature in all its forms.

During the A’ Level course you will be introduced to a range of novels, critical theory, poetry and drama.

Entry requirements

It is expected that you will have completed the Higher paper in GCSE Literature and gained a grade B or above.

Future opportunities

Many students decide to continue their study of English Literature at university. This A Level can also be used to gain access to a Degree in history, creative writing, politics, media and communications or journalism.

The skills taught on this course will equip you with the knowledge necessary for a working life in teaching, publishing, the media, social work, law and the public sector (defence, education or social security).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sutton Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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