A LEVEL ENGLISH LITERATURE at Madeley Academy
WHY ENGLISH LITERATURE?
The opportunities for students of English Literature are wide ranging. An A Level course in English Literature complement other Sixth Form courses and are designed to encourage wider reading and advanced, detailed research within a whole field of literary studies.
You will study two units as follows:
Component 1 - Drama and Poetry Pre- 1990 - Shakespeare, drama and poetry pre-1900 (2 hours 30 minutes exam - 40%).
Component 2 - Comparative and Contextual Study - American literature 1880-1940, The Gothic, Dystopia, Women In Literature, the Immigrant Experience (2 hours 30 minutes exam - 40%).
Component 3 - Literature Post 1900 (3000 word coursework - 20%)
SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- Students must achieve a minimum of 4 Grade A* - C plus English Language and Mathematics at grade 4
- Grade 6 in GCSE English Literature
Qualifications in English Literature are acceptable as an entry to many different careers. These may include:
- Business Administration
- Health & Social Care
- Performing Arts
Please contact Madeley Academy for further information
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Madeley Academy directly.