Our uniquely flexible online English course means that even if you're working full-time or caring for family, you can fit learning around your busy life.
You'll examine some of the masterworks of English literature and analyse the styles and techniques of their authors. You'll learn how the great writers inform, connect and persuade, and develop your own techniques to do the same.
Your GCSE 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.
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 course will teach you the Edexcel GCSE English Literature (1ET0 specification) syllabus.
You'll study a mix of prose, poetry and drama:
You'll need to source your own copy of each prose and drama text.
For full details of what you’ll explore through each text, download the GCSE English Literature course guide.
Please note that you’re responsible for booking your exam.
You’ll arrange to sit it at a school or college roughly 6 months before your exam date.
The GCSE English Literature exam consists of two written papers:
Your exam fees aren't included in the course cost as you'll pay these directly to your exam centre.
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