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English Literature A level at Abbeyfield School

Course description

Why should you take this course?
- English Literature is a stimulating and challenging subject
- Universities regard this subject highly and it is sometimes required for Law degree courses
- English Literature AS provides the study skills which combine well with all other subjects

Course content

What will I learn?
- The course will involve the study of exciting modern and classical texts including poetry, drama, prose and Shakespeare
- Lessons are a combination of reading, discussion, writing and creative learning
- Students will be expected to read and study texts in their own time

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A*- C including B in English Literature and Language Do you enjoy reading and thinking for yourself? These are essential requirements for the study of English Literature at AS or A level.


40% coursework
60% exams, at the end of each year

Future opportunities

How will this help me in the future?
- Excellent preparation for all universities.
- Highly regarded by every university.
- Law degrees often prefer students to have studied English Literature at A level

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Abbeyfield School directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2016
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