This new AQA English Literature GCSE will prepare students for the AQA 8702 English Literature specification.
This course is ideal for home educated students who are passionate about reading. Students will develop skills in critical analysis and effective writing whilst exploring and developing their own ideas.
Module One: Literary Analysis
Module Two: Essay Technique
Module Three: Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
Module Four: J.B Priestly: An Inspector Calls
Module Five: Unseen Texts and Poetry Anthology
Module Six: Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
Examinations and Assessment
Paper 1: 40% of total mark. 1 hour 45 minutes.
- Section A: Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
- Section B: 19th Century Novel: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein
Paper 2: 60% of total mark. 2 hours 15 minutes.
- Section A: Modern Texts: J.B Priestly’s An Inspector Calls
- Section B: Anthology Poetry (Power and Conflict)
- Section C: Unseen Poetry
Due to Covid, the specification has been reduced for 2021 exams only. Details can be found here.
Course duration and Study time
When you enrol with Oxford Home Schooling we will agree on an intended examination date with you. Your support will last all the way up to this examination date, regardless of how long you decide to complete the course, be it 9 months or 30.
200 hours of study are recommended for this course.
Our English Literature GCSE course fee is £375.
You may pay using our interest-free easy payment scheme. Pay a £75 deposit followed by eight monthly instalments of £37.50.
You will receive support from a fully-qualified tutor holding either a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or a degree in education.
This support includes:
- Marking all assignments for the course
- Written answers to specific study problems
- Telephone contact
When you begin this course, you will agree an examination date or dates with your Student Adviser. Your support period lasts up to this examination date.
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The study of English Literature GCSE allows students to progress onto A levels and ultimately a degree. The study of English Literature is useful in a range of new media and traditional careers such as Digital copy-writing, Journalism, Teaching, PR, and Web content manager to name but a few.