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A-Level French

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including English and maths, plus a grade 5 in French.

What will I learn?

During this two-year course you will improve your French while boosting your employability prospects with international organisations.

Over the two years you will be able to get a well-rounded and interesting look into France and its culture. You will broaden your vocabulary, along with the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills you have gained at GCSE, as well as gaining a range of transferable skills, including communication, critical thinking and creativity.

You will study topics including:

  • Lifestyle
  • Relationships
  • Environment
  • The multicultural society
  • Contemporary social issues

You will be well prepared to use the language for practical communication and to continue your studies. French is also a ‘gateway’ to other languages like Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, making them easier to learn.

You will be assessed through regular feedback during the course, as well as by coursework assignments and exams.

What could I progress on to?

On completion of this course you can progress onto degree level study in other languages

You will also find that there are a number of career opportunities available for you, that require sharp language skills such as becoming a Translator, a Teacher, working in the Diplomatic service or Security service, becoming a Journalist, working in law or the Financial markets.

There may be some additional costs during the course for trips and visits to further your learning

Additional Course Details for 19/20

  • Study Year Year 1
    Course code 1102
    Course name A Level French Y1
    Campus Station Plaza Campus
    Study mode
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 34 week (s)

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