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German A Level

Languages, Literature and Culture

Languages, Literature and Culture
Languages, Literature and Culture
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 60187281
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Language skills are most sort after by employers. German is the second most commonly used scientific language in the world and Germany is the 3rd largest contributor in the world to research and development.


If you choose A Level German you will study a range of stimulating and challenging topics which will enable you to express yourself confidently and fluently in German as well as deepening your understanding of German speaking culture. You will study technological and social change, the challenges of living in a multicultural society as well as aspects of German culture such as festivals and traditions, music, film and fashion.

In your second year you will learn how Germany’s political landscape has changed and discuss the issues and influences that are still shaping its political landscape today. You will have the opportunity to study a German film and literary text as well as carry out an independent research project of your choice to present in the speaking exam. Lessons are varied and interactive with lots of conversation practice and class debates as well as grammar and translation exercises which will allow you to accurately express your own ideas and opinions.

How will it be delivered?

100% exam. You will sit three exams, consisting of two written papers and a speaking exam. All examinations take place at the end of the course.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 or A*-C including English plus a grade 5/B or equivalent in German. Fast track A Level in one year is available for native or near native speakers.


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