Embark on an enriching academic journey delving into the dynamic intersection of language and literature with our A-level English Language and Literature course at Hartpury College.
This course builds upon the foundation laid during GCSE English and GCSE English Literature studies, offering a comprehensive exploration of literary works—spanning novels, poetry, drama—and non-fiction texts, encompassing both written and spoken forms, including digital mediums. You will channel your creative potential by crafting original written pieces while honing analytical skills through the study of diverse and challenging texts.
This course features open book two exams and incorporates creative writing coursework, facilitating comprehensive preparation. You have the freedom to select texts for coursework, fostering a personalised learning experience. Unlike traditional requirements, there's no mandatory coverage of Shakespeare or poetry, offering a varied and straightforward anthology to explore.
Throughout the course, you will develop critical thinking skills, explore varied perspectives, and understand the impact of different contexts on textual interpretation. A-level English Language and Literature equips you with the linguistic and literary tools to navigate and critically analyse a wide array of texts, nurturing an appreciation for language, literature, and their profound influence on society.
At Hartpury College, we provide a stimulating academic environment supported by resources designed to enhance learning experiences, including revision tools and digital resources for students.
At Hartpury, we follow the Edexcel English Language specification. For more information, click here.