English Literature A Level at Copthall School
Studying English Literature gives you a way with words – the ability to understand, analyse, explore ideas, create arguments and express yourself in speech and writing.
Course outline: Modern and older texts covering drama, poetry and prose; 2 pieces of coursework
Component 1: Pre-1900 Drama and Poetry
Component 2: Comparative and Contextual study
Component 3: Literature Post-1900 Non-examined unit (coursework)
Essential student qualifications/abilities:
• At least Grade 6 in English and English Literature
• Excellent communication skills
• Effective essay writing skills
• A willingness to read and study independently as well as working with others
• The ability to meet strict deadlines
• A passion for reading
Higher education opportunities:
English skills relate to most degrees and career paths. English is an academic subject that is well regarded by universities, colleges and employers. It is an ‘enabling subject’ for Russell Group Universities. As well as English Literature courses, the subject is particularly useful for university courses requiring excellent verbal and written communication skills such as Law, History, Media Studies and Drama.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Copthall School directly.