You will need to have gained a good grade at GCSE English Language and English Literature. We expect you to have enjoyed studying poetry, plays and novels at GCSE and to be someone who reads on their own and around a subject. Find out if English literature is right for you by answering the following questions.

  • Independent literary study?
  • Reading around a topic?
  • Developing an argument in order to support a particular point of view?
  • undertaking independent research?
  • Enjoy analysing literary techniques and their effects?