Course informationThe A Level English Literature and English Language combined course is divided into three parts:
Voices in Speech and Writing
Provides opportunities for you to consider how authors create voice, by focusing on the American drama, 'All My Sons', by Arthur Miller, as well as an anthology of non-literary and digital extracts.
Varieties in Language and Literature
Explores 'Wide Sargasso Sea' by Jean Rhys and a collection of poems by Christina Rossetti, looking at how these authors present the idea of ' Crossing Boundaries'.
Investigating and Creating Texts
Lets you create a portfolio of writing, inspired by fiction and non-fiction you have read. You will produce one fictional and one factual work, in addition to a critical commentary, which evaluates your choices.
You will be assessed at the end of your course, when you will take two external examinations, each one lasting 2 1/2 hours. You will also submit a writing portfolio of 2,500-3,250 words.
QualificationsA Level English Literature
This course leads to...An A level in English prepares you for a wide range of subjects at University which can lead to careers in:
Law, Business, Journalism, Teaching, Publishing, Script Writing, Communications, Advertising
Entry RequirementsCity 6 Entry Requirements for 16-18s:
• The most important entry requirement is that you are committed and determined to do well
• You must achieve a minimum of 2 Grade B's and 3 Grade C's (including English) or equivalent (this equivalency will be discussed at our information evening and then in further detail at interview)
• Students taking the Sciences must also obtain at least a grade B in Maths.
• Students applying to study Physics, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Spanish, Maths at A-level must obtain a grade B in the subject at GCSE.
• All places are conditional on results, subject to interview in June/July and a suitable reference from your school.
Applicants who are 19 or over will only be accepted onto evening provision for these particular courses.
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