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English Literature at Brentwood County High School

Course description

You should study English Literature if you:

  • Enjoy reading and have an interest in studying a wide range of literature from different genres and different centuries
  • Enjoy essay writing, expressing your opinions and justifying your comments in the context of your reading
  • Show an interest in exploring both the whims of human nature and authors’ means of representing these on paper
  • May well also be looking to study such subjects as History, Psychology, Sociology, Modern Foreign Languages, Art or Drama.

The AS course consists of the critical study of a range of literary texts, including a set poetry collection, based on one of the following options: Victorian Literature, World War One Literature or The Struggle for Identity in Modern Literature. For A2 you will study reading for meaning and complete an extended essay and Shakespeare study

Entry requirements

Students must have at least grade B in the subjects chosen for study


Must have at least grade C in English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brentwood County High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years