Our uniquely flexible online English Literature course means that even if you're working full-time or caring for family, you can fit learning around your busy life.
You'll broaden your literary horizons, studying a wide variety of texts within their historical and cultural contexts, including works you've chosen yourself.
You'll learn different ways of reading texts, how narratives are created, and how to apply critical ideas to poetry and prose.
Your A Level English Literature will be a stepping stone to further education, a fulfilling career - and a better future.
You don’t need any previous qualifications to take this course, but a C in GCSE English Literature is recommended.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
This online course will teach you the AQA English Literature A Level specification (7712).
You'll study the following texts, plus some of your own choice:
The course is split into 3 units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our A Level English Literature course guide.
Please note that you’re responsible for booking your exams.
You’ll arrange to sit them at a school or college roughly 6 months before your chosen exam date.
There are 2 exams for the AQA English Literature A Level specification (7712):
One piece of coursework will also count towards your final grade:
Your coursework fees of £163.40 are additional to the course cost.
You'll also pay exam centre fees directly to your chosen exam centre.
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