A Level English literature

English Literature allows pupils to explore literary texts from across a broad spectrum. These draw on a rich literary heritage and writing from different cultures.

Subject Details
Exam Board OCR
Do I need to have studied the subject at GCSE? Yes
Are there specific entry requirements? Grade 6 or above in both GCSE English Literature and Language
What is the assessment format? 2 exams taken in the summer of Year 13 + 20% coursework
Any particular subject combinations recommended Studying History, Psychology or Religious Studies alongside English Literature has been found to be a helpful combination for the cross-curricular application of skills. However, it complements many areas of study.