Engage creatively with a wide range of texts and develop transferable, analytical skills as producers and interpreters of written language. This combined A Level is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of writing and linguistics through the study of an anthology, two plays and one novel.

You will also undertake a wider reading programme to prepare for your coursework in the second year.

Your responses to texts will cover creative writing and analytical essays.

You will study:

  • Literature and Linguistic Analysis
  • Creative Writing

Study of 5 set texts including:

  • Non-fictional Anthology
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Shakespeare’s Othello
  • Wider Fictional Reading Programme

80% exams 20% coursework

You will have the opportunity to explore your own interests through investigative coursework based on extracts of your own choice. You will also complete group work, presentations, quizzes, discussions, debates and role play.

Example job roles:

  • Publisher
  • Journalist
  • Teacher
  • Communications Executive
  • Public Relations Consultant

Studying Further: Progress to a wide range of degrees in English Language or Literature, Teaching and Journalism.

This is a linear subject which meansyou are examined entirely at the end of year two, although in some cases you will be entered for the AS exam at the end of year one. You may want to consider choosing a mixture of linear and non-linear (modular) subjects.

APS Calculator:

The APS (Average Point Score) of 40 = an average of grade C in all GCSE’s taken. BTEC equivalents are not acceptable.

APS of 40* and 5 GCSEs at grades 5/C and above including English language and literature.

For Admission

Department : A Levels
Level : A Level
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 2 Years Full Time
Course Code : ASENGAP

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