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English Language and Literature - AS / A Level at St Alban's Catholic High School

Course description

We offer you the chance to study an A Level which combines the skills of both English Literature and English Language.  The A Level allows students to understand key aspects of both areas of study.  You will read full texts and apply your knowledge of both areas whilst close reading.

At AS Level you will study one novel based on the theme of Imagined Worlds and a collection of poetry from set Anthology.  You will also learn how to analyse language, focussing on a range of linguistic techniques and devices.



Future opportunities

As with English Literature and English Language, this subject is highly regarded by universities and offers you entrance to a wide range of careers.   It is ideal for those wishing to pursue Higher Education courses in English, journalism, publishing, public relations, advertising, teaching, editing, law, psychology and the humanities.

English Language and Literature works well with many subjects, including Psychology, Law, Media Studies, English Literature and Health and Social Care. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Alban's Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 25 September 2015
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