English Language and Literature
If you’re interested in studying a wide range of non-fiction texts and speech transcripts as well as a modern range of literature, and you’re keen on doing some creative writing, this would be a good choice for you. During the course there will be opportunities to produce original work and develop your own writing, as well as study the use of language by others. At the end of the course, you will have mastered not only critical writing but also creative.
Entry requirements: At least a Grade 6 in English Language and a Grade 5 in English Literature.
Qualities and skills required: Having an interest in how language is used and the extraordinary power of language to change the way we think and behave is one of the key requirements for success on this course. You should enjoy reading non-fiction texts as well as fiction, and be prepared to explore and examine the way the English language works in many different contexts.