Edexcel Certificates English Literature (2011)

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Students of our Edexcel Certificate in English Literature will develop the ability to read, understand and respond to a wide range of literary texts from around the world, appreciating their influence on individuals and societies.

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Edexcel Certificate in English Literature specification
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Qualification type:
Edexcel Certificate
Level 1/2
English Literature
Specification codes:
UK only
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Final assessment:
Summer 2016

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Our Edexcel Certificate in English Literature is a version of the International GCSE in English Literature that’s accredited for teaching in UK state schools. It’s designed as a two-year course covering a selection of prose, drama and poetry from around the world, and is assessed through 100% examination.

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Reading requirements for this course are covered by the Anthology for the Edexcel Certificates in English Language and English Literature. To order your free student copies of the Anthology, enter the ISBN 9781446921586 in our Fast Shop.

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You'll cover a selection of prose, drama and poetry from around the world as you study our two-year Edexcel Certificate in English Literature course.

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