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English Literature AS/A-Level at The Manor Academy

Course description

In studying English Literature you will explore the psychology of characters, the motives of writers and the political, social and historical contexts in which texts were written and read.

Course content

Core Content:

Love through the Ages (Shakespeare/Poetry)

Texts in Shared Contexts (Prose Texts)

Independent Critical Study: Texts across Time



Option 2A: WW1 and its Aftermath

Option 2B: Modern Times: Literature from 1945 to the Present Day

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs including English language at grades 9-5 and Maths at a minimum grade 5


You will be assessed by means of an examination and coursework

Future opportunities

The skills obtained through studying A level English Literature would be of benefit to students who wish to study Law, Forensic Science, Psychology, Business... the list goes on. In the work place, the communication skills developed through English study would benefit anyone who wishes to move up to management level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Manor Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016

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