English Literature / Language at A level combines the love of literature (prose, poetry and drama) with a practical study of non-fiction texts, spoken texts such as speeches and documentaries, and a creative writing element.
Through your studies you will develop and polish your communication and analytical skills. You will be required to demonstrate understanding and insight and to engage with a wide variety of texts on both a personal and academic level.
Units 1, 2 and 3 are assessed by written examinations: 80%
Unit 4 is a coursework module: 20%
Overall requirement for Post 16:
5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.
Subject specific requirements:
Grade 5 in English language and Grade 5 in English literature.
Careers in media industries, television, radio, advertising, web design, print making