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English Literature at Colonel Frank Seeley School

Course description

The new A Level English Specifications from 2009 onwards have seen the introduction of some changes to the study of English Literature at A level. Greater emphasis has been placed on both wider reading and creativity and there is a requirement to study at least one post 1990 text at AS level. The retention of a substantial coursework element at both AS and A2 recognises the benefits of research and detailed study for English Literature and there is a wide choice of texts available at both AS and A2.

AS Unit 1: Texts in Context/Written Exam 2 hours Open Book 60% of AS marks Unit 2: Creative Study/Coursework, 40% of AS marks

A2 Unit 3: Reading for Meaning/Written Exam, 2hours 30 minutes Closed Book 60% of A2 Unit 4: Extended Essay/Coursework, 40% of A2 marks

Entry requirements

Students wishing to study English Literature need to achieve a Grade B in both English Language and English Literature at GCSE level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colonel Frank Seeley School directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

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