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English language/literature A Level at Longfield Academy

Course description

English Literature / Language at A level combines the love of literature (prose, poetry and drama) with a practical study of non-fiction texts, spoken texts such as speeches and documentaries, and a creative writing element.

Through your studies you will develop and polish your communication and analytical skills. You will be required to demonstrate understanding and insight and to engage with a wide variety of texts on both a personal and academic level. 

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

Grade 5 in English language and Grade 5 in English literature.


Units 1, 2 and 3 are assessed by written examinations:  80%

Unit 4 is a coursework module: 20%

Future opportunities

Careers in media industries, television, radio, advertising, web design, print making

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.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years