Gce english language and literature 3 1 introduction the new structure of assessment at advanced level has been introduced for teaching from september 2008. This resource provides guidance on the nea requirements for a-level english literature a, and should be read in conjunction with the nea requirements set out in the specification it develops and exemplifies the requirements, but is wholly consistent with them.
These publications set out the learning outcomes, assessment objectives and content coverage required for gcse specifications in english language and english literature ofqual has published. The course is intended for native or near-native speakers language acquisition is not our 'core business', while the subject-specific, academic language of textual analysis is the language and literature course. The english language and literature course is one of the broadest in the country, giving you the chance to study writing in english from its origins in anglo-saxon england to the literature of the 20th and early 21st centuries. From 2020 this syllabus will be replaced by the updated syllabus, cambridge igcse literature in english (0475) notice for uk schools june 2016 is the final examination series in which syllabus 0486 will be funded in uk state schools and included in uk performance tables.
In addition to completing coursework in literature, language, literary theory and writing, students often complete a thesis for programs at the bachelor's and master's levels and a dissertation at.
This article is focused on english-language literature rather than the literature of england, so that it includes writers from scotland, wales, and the whole of ireland, as well as literature in english from countries of the former british empire, including the united states. An english language and literature degree is highly regarded by employers and our graduates are in great demand you could go on to advise on and write government papers, company reports or doctors' communications with patients. Coursework deadline for a-level english (non-exam assessment: making connections) (7707/c) schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines 17 may 2019 exam for as english language and literature paper 1 (7706/1.
A bachelor's degree program in english language offers several course specializations, such as literature, linguistics, education, and creative writing graduates of these programs may go on to. Our edexcel a level in english language and literature gives you knowledge and understanding of a range of spoken and written texts from different times, including the genres of prose fiction, poetry and drama. Around 100 students opt for the language and literature as qualification, (other options are english literature, and english language) with an average class size of 23.
Language a: language and literature, which is available in 17 languages literature and performance , which is automatically available in english, and by special request in spanish and french through each course, students are able to develop. The ba english language and literature degree at goldsmiths, university of london, provides a broad foundation in literary studies and linguistics. The course is organized into four parts, each focussed on the study of either literary or non-literary texts together, the four parts of the course allow the student to explore the language a in question through its cultural development and use, its media forms and functions, and its literature.
English language and literature at birmingham is ranked in the top 40 in the qs world university rankings 2018, with english ranking in the top 5 in the guardian university guide 2019 eu referendum answering your questions and concerns about the outcome of the eu referendum.
English coursework completing english coursework is a necessary part of various examinations in the uk in subjects such as english language and literature these include general certificates of secondary education (), advanced subsidiary (as) or advanced (a) level. View our accredited as and a level english language and literature specifications and sample assessment materials, discover how they are entirely co-teachable, and find out about our launch events and the other support that's available.