Go to our other sites
Cambridge Assessment International Education
Why choose us
Find out how to become a Cambridge school
Programmes & qualifications
Support and training for schools
Cambridge Professional Development Qualifications provide a strong framework to support effective professional development of teachers and leaders.
Working with governments
News & blog
Cambridge Outlook magazine
Keep up to date with news from Cambridge and its schools around the world.
Cambridge IGCSE (9–1) English Literature offers learners the opportunity to read, interpret, evaluate and respond to a range of literature in English.
Students will study a wide range of significant British and international texts, broadening their experience of literature. Students will study a novel, a wide range of poetry, a Shakespeare play and a modern drama.
This course enables learners to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the ways in which writers use English to express meaning and achieve effects. Cambridge IGCSE (9–1) English Literature will stimulate learners to read for pleasure, to explore wider and universal issues, promoting a better understanding of themselves and the world.
In 2019, UK schools will have a choice of three Cambridge IGCSE syllabuses for First Language English, English Literature and Mathematics. You can find more information and guidance document on Cambridge IGCSE grading choice web page.
From 2020 examination this syllabus will be replaced by syllabus 0992. This replacement syllabus will not be regulated by Ofqual.
Tell us how we can make this page easier to use - complete our short survey (5 mins).
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
Sign up for updates about changes to the syllabuses you teach.
There are no updates for this syllabus