English Literature A-Level
You will study:
- Modern novels and plays like 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'
- Classic literary texts like William Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' and Christina Rosetti's poetry
- Independent writing and research skills around radical and rebellious literature by Carol Ann Duffy and Chimamarda Ngozi Adichie
Where it leads:
Many Universities see English as evidence of a well-rounded and widely read student who possesses good writing skills. Especially if you are thinking of undertaking an arts or humanities course at University, English Literature could be good for you. You can also progress onto University to specialise in creative writing, English Language and Literature or English Literature at University.
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-5, including English or Maths also a 6 in a Humanities or social science subject