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English Literature

A Level Literature allows you to explore the ‘big questions’ and issues in life through prose, poetry, drama and creative writing. It’s a subject for those who like discussion, ideas and thinking for themselves, developing analytical, evaluative and critical thinking skills. This A Level is assessed through 40% coursework and 60% exam.

Entry Requirements: a minimum of five GCSE passes (grade 4 or higher) including Maths. Additionally, grade 5 in English Literature.

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“I’m studying A Level Government and Politics, History and English Literature. Hearing all of the good reviews about the College helped me with making the decision to study here. I thought if I’m going to start anywhere it should be South Devon College.”James Roberts

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

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