5 GCSEs at grade 4-9 including English and Maths
You'll explore the contexts of the texts you're reading and deepen your understanding of the changing traditions of literature in English. The course features a fascinating mix of texts from across the genres.
You will read, discuss, analyse and write about a wide range of literature. You will develop your critical skills and learn how to present your ideas effectively. You will read widely and independently, engage creatively and apply your knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation in speech and writing.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
Examinations and coursework.
The critical, analytical and communication skills developed during the course make English Literature an excellent preparation for higher education in any area. If you want to specialise, there are a wide range of courses in English, journalism, media and cultural studies.