English Literature A-level (Edexcel) at Chichester College
A Level English Literature covers a range of set texts from different genres and time periods. Texts studied vary from Shakespeare's Othello to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Students are required to read texts in a variety of ways and respond critically and creatively, explore connections between texts, establishing links and relationships, use literary terminology and draw on their understanding of different interpretations.
You will study a range of set texts as outlined in the description of the course.
You need to have achieved 5 GCSEs grade A*-C including GCSE English Literature and English Language.
The course is now a 2 year linear course with 3 exams at the end of your 2 years, ranging from poetry to Drama. 20% of your grade is coursework. You will be assessed at the end of year one to see if you can progress to year two.
Careers in teaching, law, journalism, publishing, sales..... there are endless possibilities as the skills required on the course translate into lots of different occupations. The key study skills are focused upon on the course.
The course is a highly successful course with above national benchmark pass rates. Studying English Literature at Chichester College will enable you to develop core skills required for university.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chichester College directly.