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English Language and Literature Combined A Level at The Hayfield School

Course description

This course combines the study of literature and linguistics.

You will explore a range of exciting texts and there will be an element of choice as to what texts you study.

You will develop an understanding of how language works in society.

This course compliments a wide range of A Level courses including; Psychology, Sociology, History and many more.

Course content

Five units taught over two years.

Across the five units you will study: how literature changes over time, an anthology of literary and non-literary texts and how talk works in life and literature and text transformation.

Entry requirements

Grade B in English Language and a grade B in English Literature.


There are four examined units and a non-exam assessment.

Future opportunities

The combined English Language and English Literature A’ Level can lead to careers in; journalism publishing, teaching, forensic linguistics to name but a few.

This course is also good grounding for careers in law, management and personnel.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 June 2016
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