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English Literature A Level at The de Ferrers Academy

Course description

Why study this course?

  • If you have an interest in reading a wide variety of English
  • If you enjoy expressing your opinions and justifying them
  • If you want to enjoy studying a subject which is relevant to your own lives
  • If you want to acquire skills, which will keep your options open for further study

Course content

  • Coursework: Candidates are asked to critically respond to two texts of their choice
  • Examination: Candidates are asked to look at a range of thematically linked texts eg. Tragedy and Comedy. Current texts include A Streetcar Named Desire, Othello, King Lear, Doctor Faustus, Frankenstein, The Handmaiden’s Tale, Christina Rossetti, Romantic Poetry, Heart of Darkness, The Lonely Londoners and Contemporary Poetry.

Entry requirements

4 A* - C Plus Grade 6 in English Literature


Coursework: - 20%

Examination: - 80% (Edexcel)

Future opportunities

  • Education
  • Politics
  • Communication
  • The Arts
  • Media and Creative Writing

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 March 2017
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