A-Level Programme - English Language & Literature

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture

What will you be working towards?

Code 7109
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Our A-Level in English Language & Literature will build on your GCSE studies to equip you with the skills needed to explore and critically engage with a wide range of texts.


You will learn how to analyse language levels effectively and explore particular contexts or functions of language. The course is delivered through group, pair and individual projects and investigations, homework and project presentations, lectures, readings, discussions, timed assignments, drama activities, writing workshops, one-to-one work with tutors, online research, and library research. You will be expected to devote at least 5 hours of directed study (homework, preparation, and reading) per week.

How will it be delivered?

1x 1hr exam 2x 2-hr exams 1x 3200-word portfolio of independent study (coursework) at the end of the two years

Entry requirements

For the generic A-Level Programme you will need:

  •  GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language and Maths, plus at least 3 more GCSEs at grade 5 or abov

For this specific A-Level you will need:

  • GCSE grade 4 or above in Maths, 5 or above in English Language and English Literature and at least 2 others at grade 5 or above