English Literature A Level

Level A-level


What will I study?

You will explore a range of exciting and challenging literary texts, including novels, poetry and plays from across the last 500 years as well as 21st century texts, all of which have stood the test of time and proved themselves to be great writing. You’ll be encouraged to read widely, independently and in-depth.

Is this course right for me?

Those who love reading literary texts, thinking about how they are written, who wrote them and what other readers think about them and discussing and writing about what they might mean should take this course.

Where next?

A degree in this highly-regarded course makes you a sophisticated reader and writer with analytical skills which are sought after across a range of careers including jobs in the media such as journalism, but also careers such as publishing, marketing, advertising, law and teaching and academic careers.

Minimum entry requirements

C/4 in English Language GCSE. Please make sure that you have also looked at and understand the overall entry requirements to study at BHASVIC. These are available here and outline the GCSE grades you need to take up one of the Programmes of Study at the college.