Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

NOTE: CCEA will not be accepting entries from English centres for GCSE courses that begin in or after September 2012

GCSE English Literature

CCEA’s GCSE English Literature Specification meets the requirements of the Northern Ireland GCSE regulations and builds on the pupils’ experience of English at Key Stage 3.

The specification is compatible with CCEA’s GCSE English Language specification. Texts studied for assessment in GCSE English Literature can be used as the basis for work submitted for the Reading, Writing and Speaking and Listening components of GCSE English Language. This specification can not be entered alongside GCSE English.

GCSE English Literature is a unitised specification, with three assessed units.

English Literature Flow chart