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English Literature A level at The Sweyne Park School

Course description

English literature has enabled mankind to express itself and in return, we are able to question and affirm our own values and beliefs through the power of literature. The nuances of language provide a medium for curiosity and analysis, engaging us with a greater appreciation of the world we live in. By exploring a range of texts, we are able to enhance our experiences of different cultures, philosophies and eras.

Course content

A level English literature provides a deepening insight into the social and historical contexts which in fluence writers. The exploration of literature enhances critical thinking and analysis, developing excellent communication skills. By synthesising ideas and formulating interesting questions, classical and modern texts come alive and have relevance to our ever-changing world.

Future opportunities

Directly related: Journalist, technical writer, editor, author and lecturer.

Further afield: Public relations specialist, lawyer, sales, stockbroker, brand manager and advertising.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sweyne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2015

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