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English Literature & Language A-Level at New Rickstones Academy

Course description

Students who love to read and explore English Language and Literature will enjoy the depth of study at A Level. Studies will study a similar combination of literature and language studied at GCSE level. Students will cover prise, drama and poetry as well as a range of non-fictional writing material, such as magazines and journals. Students who enjoy shared reading and investigation in class and undertaking personal investigation will thrive! This is an exam based course.

What are the future pathways and opportunities that are available when studying your subject?

By studying English, you are able to do just about anything. You can study for degrees in most Arts, Social Sciences or Humanities areas at University and through the study of English, you are able to operate successfully in the English speaking world. You will deepen your awareness of culture and heritage, expand your understanding of human nature and the human condition, and develop your capacity to use and appreciate the English language.

Grounded in the liberal arts tradition, studies in English will help you to develop a broad skill set in preparation for success in a variety of careers. Although many English students choose to stay in education, either as a teacher or researcher, most find employment in fields such as publishing, journalism, writing, private business, entertainment and communication. People who study English are well prepared to continue their education in English, business or law graduate programs.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New Rickstones Academy directly.

Last updated date: 22 June 2015

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