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English Literature A-Level at Kenton School

Course description

The AS Course is divided into 2 Component parts; Prose and Poetry and Drama.

The A Level Course is divided into 4 component parts, Poetry, Drama and Unseen Texts which are and a Prose St

Course content

AS Component 1: Prose - One prose fiction novel pre 1900 and one prose fiction novel post 1900

AS Component 2: Poetry and Drama - An anthology of poetry and the study of one play

A Level Component 1: Poetry- One pre 1900 poetry text and the study of two post 1900 poetry texts

A Level Component 2: Drama - One Shakespeare text, one pre 1900 drama and one post 1900 Drama

A Level Component 3: Unseen Texts - Passages from prose texts dating from between 1880-1910 and 1918-1939

A Level Component 4: Prose Study - A study of two prose texts one pre 2000 and one post 2000

Entry requirements

Students do not need any prior study of EnglishLiterature. However, they are required to have aminimum of B grade in GCSE English.

Assessment

Syllabus/Exam Board/Level

English Literature, WJEC, AS/A Level

AS Component 1 and 2 are both assessed through written examination worth 50% of the final qualification

A Level Component 1 and 2 are both assessed though written examinations worth 30% of the final qualification

A Level Component 3: Unseen Texts is assessed through written examination worth 20% of the final qualification

A Level Component 4 is a coursework assignment of 2500-3500 words worth 20% of the final qualification

Future opportunities

A Level, English Literature is an extremely useful qualification for entry to a wide range of degree courses and careers, particularly in the following areas: Journalism, Law, Teaching, Public Relations, Public Administration and Advertising.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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