NCEA Level 3 English Literature
Number of Credits: 18
Entry Requirements: 14 credits from NCEA Level 2 English or entry in consultation with the Head of Faculty.
Course Outline: This is a well-rounded, vibrant, general Level 3 English course, which will further extend students’ skills in writing, speaking and critical literacy through a number of interesting, challenging and thought-provoking learning contexts. The course includes the detailed study of at least two literary genres (from novel, film and drama), as well as close analysis of shorter texts (including poetry and non-fiction). Students will study critical literary theory. They will be expected to sit two Level 3 external standards at the end of the year.
Skills developed in the course:
- Critical literacy