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English Literature (AQA) at The Sixth Form at Cornwallis Academy

Course description


2 exam papers and coursework work 20%

Open book examinations


You will study:


An Anthology of non-fiction writing

1 drama text

1 novel


Your own choice of texts for the coursework, which will be a basis for a portfolio of creative writing.



Some examples of possible taught texts (we choose the texts to best suit our students):


The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald

A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams

The Whitsun Weddings, Phillip Larkin

A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansbury

Equus, Peter Shaffer

The Bone People, Keri Hulme

Enduring Love, Ian McEwan


Entry requirements

Minimum Grade 6 in both  GCSE English Literature and English Language

Further information


How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 06 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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