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English Literature A Level at South & City College Birmingham

Course description

This course is based on the study of 4 main areas of English Literature: Shakespeare, contemporary drama, poetry and the novel. You will develop an understanding of how writers create a piece of literature and the importance of the context in which it is written and read. In some areas you will be invited to consider a wide range of interpretations to literary texts.Students' perspectives:'I studied A Levels in English Literature, Film Studies and Media and got three grades A! I am going to study BA (Hons) Journalism at Liverpool John Moores University. I want to thank all my tutors at Bournville for their support and pushing me to achieve more than I ever expected.'

Entry requirements

6 GCSEs at grade 5 © or above including at least a grade 5 © in English language.

Financial information

24+ LOAN FEES: £ 1,800.00
. Our course fees vary depending on your circumstances.For full fee information do not hesitateto call us on 0800 111 6311

Future opportunities

Students will gain an AS in English Literature at the end of the first year of study. Students will then have the opportunity to enter a second year of study to gain an A-level qualification. Progression into the second year of study, however, is dependent on them gaining a minimum of a grade D in the AS component of the course.With a qualification in English Literature, you could go into higher education and/or work in the media and communication industry, teaching, administration, publishing or librarianship.

Further information

Please contact our admissions team on 0800 111 6311 or email You can also visit our website and apply online.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South & City College Birmingham directly.

Last updated date: 19 September 2017
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