A Level English Literature
Studying English Literature at Bellerbys College
Study A Level English Literature and you will study texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. The texts you will be set to read are from a wide range of different periods and cultures. Studying English Literature will provide you with many intellectual and career opportunities.
What will I study?
- A wide variety of texts, written and spoken, within their wider historical and cultural contexts
- Aspects of narrative, using both novels and poetry
- Effective and appropriate communication including the ability to discuss the critical context
- You'll also learn about critical ideas, which you'll learn to apply to literary texts
- How language works in different ways, for different purposes and for different audiences.
Where will this subject take me?
Students who have successfully completed this course have gone on to study at respected universities in the UK. These include Durham University and Royal Holloway, University of London.
How do I find out more?
Contact us now, and our experienced members of staff will be happy to talk you through your options and find the best A Level options for you.
A Level key facts
|Course length:||3, 5 or 6 terms
(3-term available in Brighton only)
|Start dates:||September – Brighton only
January – Brighton only
April – Brighton only
See term dates
|Average class size:||8 students|
|English language entry requirements:||IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
(IELTS 6.0 for 3-term A Level; April start and A2 Level) or equivalent
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are now able to accept a wider range of English tests
|Academic entry requirements:||4 GCSE passes at grade C or above in relevant subjects, or equivalent evidence of a good secondary or high school education|
|Tuition fees:||Visit our fees page for full details|
Not all A Level subject combinations are available for all start dates and subjects offered will vary by location.
A Levels are British qualifications, accepted by all universities in the UK and recognised in the USA and Australia. Students who are with us for five or six terms will typically study up to four A Levels. This gives you a world of choice.
A one-year course for international students that builds specialist subject knowledge and language and study skills. It is more focussed than A Levels making it good preparation for university. It is recognised for entry onto a range of degree programmes at more than 70 universities in the UK.
International Year One
An International Year One course is a one-year course equal to the first year of an undergraduate degree. Taught in Brighton and London, this course prepares you for the second year of a related degree at university.