A Level English Lit Fast Track

UK Open College Ltd
Course summary
Length: 700 hours
Price: 399 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Distance

Course Description

This full A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students can enrol anytime 365 days a year and once registered can be studying within days. No set term times and no enrolment dates. Fast track your A level course and complete within one year. Adapt your studies around work and family commitments to suit.

This specification is designed to:

Develop candidates' understanding of English Literature .

Draw on their experiences at GCSE as well as offering a secure foundation for the study of English beyond A-level

Develop interest in and enjoyment of independent reading

Develop personal responses as critics of both literary and non-literary texts

Suitability - Who should attend?

Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

Minimum of GCSE grade C or above.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

AQA A Level English Literature

AS & A2 

UCAS points awarded upon grades achieved

Training Course Content


The Pearson Edexcel A Level in English Literature consists of three externally examined papers and one coursework component. The qualification requires the study of eight literary texts plus unseen poetry. This course has been designed to reflect this, and will take students through each component as listed below:

Component 1: Drama

Students will study the following texts:

  • William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
  • Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
  • William Shakespeare, Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology - Comedy (This Edexcel publication is only available from your exam centre and you should ask your exams officer to order one in for you when you register for your exams.)

Component 2: Prose

Students will study the following texts:

  • Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
  • Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

Component 3: Poetry

Students will study the following texts (and they must study the stated editions):

  • T. S. Eliot, Selected Poems (Faber, 2009) ISBN 9780571247059 (This is the 80th Anniversary Edition in an attractive hardcover.)
  • William Sieghart, ed., Poems of the Decade: An Anthology of the Forward Books of Poetry 2002–2011 (Faber and Faber, 2015) ISBN 978-0571325405

Coursework Component

Students will study the folowing texts:

  • Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
  • Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber


The full cost of thisA Level English Litersture Fast track- Training course is £399.00

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