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English Literature A Level at Sandhurst School

Course description

This course will develop your interest and enjoyment of English Literature through reading widely, critically and independently, across centuries, form and genre. This specification will encourage students to synthesise knowledge and develop understanding through connecting and comparing a wide range of whole texts and extracts.

Course content

During the course you will study:

  • Literary Genres: Drama (either tragedy or comedy)
  • Literary Genres: Prose and Poetry (either crime or social protest writing)
  • Coursework: Theory and independence

Entry requirements

A grade 6 in GCSE English literature.

Future opportunities

A Level English Literature is looked favourably upon by Colleges and Universities. It would be useful for careers in teaching, journalism, editing, advertising, marketing or any other career requiring excellent communication and analytical skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years