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This specification is made up of two parts: AS and A2. Students may take the AS as a final qualification without progressing to A2. However, to gain the full GCE, students must complete the AS and the A2 units. The AS units make up 40% of the full A level qualification, and the A2 units make up 60%.

The AS and A2 units are as follows:

  • Unit AS 1: The Study of Poetry 1900–Present and Drama 1900–Present
  • Unit AS 2: The Study of Prose Pre 1900
  • Unit A2 1: Shakespearean Genres
  • Unit A2 2: The Study of Poetry Pre 1900 and Unseen Poetry
  • Unit A2 3: Internal Assessment