GCSE English Literature (AQA)

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GCSE English Literature (AQA)

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain an English Literature GCSE. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning GCSE English Literature is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the GCSE English Literature exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning GCSE English Literature is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Each lesson of the GCSE English Literature course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.

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GCSE English Literature (AQA)

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain an English Literature GCSE. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning GCSE English Literature is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for the GCSE English Literature exam through home study. What's more, because the distance learning GCSE English Literature is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Each lesson of the GCSE English Literature course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study.

FORMAT OF COURSE (Modules Overview)

The GCSE English Literature course is divided into eight modules, the first two covering general aspects and the others dealing with set texts:

1. Literary Analysis

2. Essay Technique

HOME STUDY SUPPORT 

Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions, and there is guidance for the preparation of coursework.

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact a Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

Your tutor will give you various resource sites to visit and there is extra material in the student support portal.

COURSE RESOURCES

You will also require the following text books for your course:

Examination Texts

Prose: Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd

Drama: G.B. Shaw, Pygmalion

Poetry: Geoffrey Chaucer, The General Prologue

Coursework Texts

Prose: George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-four

Drama: William Shakespeare, Macbeth

Poetry: Up The Line To Death: The War Poets 1914-1918

COURSE ASSESSMENT

There are nine tutor-marked assignments which, when completed, should be sent to your tutor, via e-mail or conventional post. All of the information within the units is written in line with the requirements of the examination board specification and the demands of the examination.

All units are broken down into clear subject topics, and students should spend the amount of time studying for each topic as advised by their course tutor. Each topic module has been written for ease of understanding and topic coverage may be of different length and difficulty depending on the level of detail and information required. You will need to study the modules in the sequence provided.

COURSE WORK

Distance Learning Students need to submit a folder of coursework to their examination centre. Full guidance is given in the course.

What's Included

Learning documentation, Online Resources and Tutor support for 1 years.

the marking of a series of assignments

written answers to specific study problems

telephone contact, if required

a copy of Andrew Johnson's "How to Study at Home"

Details of examination dates and examination enrolment deadlines are included in the 'Student Welcome Pack'.

HOME STUDY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about GCSE English Literature and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

COURSE FEES

The enrolment fee for GCSE English Literature home study course is £368.75 (inc VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £295 (inc VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £73.75 and then 4 equal payments of £73.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

For International Students who wish to enrol 

(Additional £40 postage / packing & administration)

QUALIFICATION

GCSE English Literature

The Syllabus

This course prepares students for AQA GCSE English Literature syllabus 3711, for examinations in 2009 and later years. We have chosen this syllabus as it is the most suited to Distance Learning.

Assessment is by one written paper (70%) and coursework (30%).

WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THIS COURSE

"An excellent course- good suggestions for wider reading dealt with all relevant themes and topics." - Lisa Roberts

FURTHER INFORMATION 

After enrolling online you will receive your username and password to access the online student portal within 5 working days. You will also receive your personal student number via email.

Students are required to arrange and pay for their examinations and manage the course work element if the subject requires this. Students must check the relevant examination board website for further information and final examination sitting dates for the specification.

POSTAGE & PACKING

Get FREE UK delivery when purchasing distance learning courses online. We will deliver your course materials direct to your door upon enrolment so you can get started straight away and plan your studies around your other commitments.

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