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AS Level: English Literature at King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville

Course description

Develop the ability to read, understand and respond in writing to a wide range of works.

Gain the skills necessary to become an independent, reflective and confident reader – in other words, you’ll feel confident to read all kinds of different literature for yourself.

 Learn how to analyse and evaluate themes and ideas in literary work.

Be able to analyse the power and impact of languageBetter understand how Literature is influenced by social, historical and cultural factorsAppreciate how different readers and critics interpret different literary works.


Entry requirements

 5 A*-C grades including a grade C in English


Future opportunities

An English Literature qualification is regarded extremely highly as an entrance qualification for a wide range of university courses. It is a creative and academic subject, so it also combines well with humanities subjects (e.g. History, Politics, Economics or Law) and Arts subjects, such as Theatre Studies, American Studies. 

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in English Literature, which could lead onto higher education in English related studies or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to English Literature such as a Teacher, Journalist, Author or Poet. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VII Science and Sport College, Coalville directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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