A Level English Literature

Languages, Literature and Culture

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

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title English Literature
Code EN2A23S
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Are you passionate about reading? Do you love to look closely at texts, analysing exactly what ideas are being explored and how the language works? Do you enjoy debating ideas? If so, then A Level English Literature is the course for you.


• Experience a range of exciting and challenging texts 
• Study plays in performance 
• Debate topical issues such as sexuality, relationships and politics 
• Independent choice of texts for coursework 

To immerse you in the world of literature, there are opportunities to experience theatre trips and live streaming events, visits to London and other major venues. Other events will include annual lectures, workshops and conferences, both within college and across the country.

How will it be delivered?

80% Examination 20% Coursework

Entry requirements

General entry criteria apply plus GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature at Grade 5. Students are strongly advised to study supporting subjects alongside (e.g. A Level History or another traditional written subject).

Your next steps...

English A Levels and degrees open doors to many careers, including media, advertising, publishing, journalism, public relations, theatre and teaching, as well as providing a good A Level in areas such as architecture, law, local government and the civil service.