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English Literature A-Level at Landau Forte Sixth Form College

Course description

The study of English Literature is the study of life; literary texts hold a mirror to society and the relationships which exist; they provide a commentary on life and how people behave. Through exploring and analysing literature from across the ages we are able to gain an insight into different cultures and societies. A keen student of English Literature is someone who enjoys reading widely, exploring and analysing how writers use language, form and structure to impart meaning. If you want a window into the world then English Literature is for you!

This course is designed to:

  • Develop interest in and enjoyment of English Literature, through reading widely and through exploring an extensive range of views and interpretations about texts.
  • Encourage candidates to develop as informed, independent readers and critics of literary texts.
  • Develop personal responses to literary texts and make connections across texts informed by an understanding of social and historical contexts.

Entry requirements

GCSE A* - C in English Language and English Literature although GCSE A* - B is preferred

Future opportunities

Students of A Level English Literature, who have developed keen skills in analysis and are able to weigh and consider the critical views of others, may follow careers in Law, Journalism and Teaching and Public Relations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Landau Forte Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 15 July 2015

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