If you’re interested in poetry or literature, our home study English literature course will allow you to pursue your passion while developing skills of analysis and critique. With greater knowledge of literary techniques, form, vocabulary and imagery, you’ll find you’re better equipped to understand exactly what the author is trying to convey. You will get more out of what you’re reading. Having IGCSE English Literature is useful if you wish to study the subject at A-Level. IGCSE English Literature improves the analytical skills that are useful in many other subject areas.
Pursue your passion for poetry and prose while developing skills of analysis and critique!
If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam for free
Access to our Country-wide network of exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)
Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.
You should allow for between 120 and 150 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, quizzes, and interactive activities.
Once you enrol, you’ll have up to two years to study and take your exams, and your unlimited tutor support will continue throughout this time.
You can enrol now for examinations from Summer 2022.
You will be required to complete the two standard IGCSE standard written exams.
We provide a guaranteed exam space in one of our exam centres around the country, to take away the hassle of needing to find your own. Check where your closest exam centre is.
During your course, you will also be required to complete one introductory assignment and nine assignments. These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to gauge your progress as you work through the course. There is no coursework to complete. All exams must be taken in the same session.
Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive a IGCSE in English Literature, issued by CAIE. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning.
Difficulty - Level 2
Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.
You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. You will be supplied with an eTextbook to support you on the course. However, additional texts may also need to be purchased to supplement you learning on the course.
Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.
The following eText is included free with your course: Cambridge IGCSE Literature in English Coursebook, Second Edition by Russell Carey. There are additional texts you will need to read: (1) Songs of Ourselves Vol 1, Part 3 - Poetry Anthology) (2) 1984, George Orwell (3) The Crucible, Arthur Miller (3) Romeo & Juliet, William Shakespeare
We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.
Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide that will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You can study this course from anywhere in the world, but the exams must be taken within the UK.