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English Language & Literature A Level at South Sefton College

Course description

You will study six literary texts and three non-
literary texts and an anthology based on the
theme of Paris to consider the representation
of place. You will explore the idea of imagined
worlds through the study of either Dracula,
The Handmaid’s Tale, The Lovely Bones or
Frankenstein. You will study poetry by Carol
Ann Duffy, Seamus Heaney, John Donne or
Robert Browning and examine how authors
write about society in either The Great
Gatsby, The Kite Runner, Into the Wild or
The Suspicions of Mr Whicher. You will learn
how to produce re-creative exam writing and
critical commentaries evaluating your own
stylistic choices. You will also study a play from
a choice of Othello, All My Sons, A Streetcar
Named Desire or The Herd. In addition, you
will produce a 2,500-3,000 word investigation
on a specific theme comparing a literary and
non-literary text of your choice.

Entry requirements

Grade C in GCSE English and English Literature.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 November 2014

Key information

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