English Literature A Level Blocks B or D

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code E2
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course involves studying a range of heritage and contemporary texts from the English literary canon, including poetry, prose and plays.


Students will learn how to form a debate about their reading in a concise manner, blending their understanding of authorial methods, contextual factors and genres. Two genres are studied: tragedy and crime.

How will it be delivered?

This two-year A Level course is assessed over two written exams and one independent project.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at 4 or above, including a grade 4 in English Language and Literature.

Your next steps...

Students can progress onto university to study English Literature in greater depth, or courses such as creative writing. English Literature is one of those A Levels that is held in very high esteem by all universities and employers.