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English Literature A Level at Mossbourne Community Academy

Course description

A Level English is suitable for students who:

- Are passionate about reading and writing

- Want to develop their understanding of literature from all over the world

- Are interested in developing their critical, analytical faculties

- Are interested in human rights, justice and politics

- Possess empathy, curiosity and enthusiasm

The qualification builds on the knowledge, understanding and skills that were developed in GCSE Literature and Language.

Entry requirements

- Grade 6 in English Language GCSE
- Grade 6 in English Literature GCSE


The exam board is Edexcel (9ET0) and the assessment is Exam: 80% Coursework: 20%

Future opportunities

The study of English Literature leads on to a wide range of courses and careers, such as:

- A higher degree in Literature or complementary subject

- Careers in teaching, journalism, publishing, broadcasting, advertising or the law

- Any job that relies on communication

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 December 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years