What will I study?

The A-Level course is designed to enhance your understanding of French and to advance your ability to understand and use the French language. Not only will you develop your linguistic abilities but you will also learn to explore a wide range of cultural topics. Throughout the course you will learn about current trends in French society, such as the changing nature of family life and the rise of the “cyber-society”.


What does it combine with?

A foreign language combines well with many subject areas such as English, Business, Travel and Tourism, Law and complements other subjects such as Science and Maths.


Where can it lead to?

Not only is an A-Level in a foreign language beneficial at a personal level, but it can also help with many career paths. For those who want to specialise in French, there’s translation or teaching. Or you may want to work in the travel or tourism industry. In addition, if you want to become an engineer or a designer, for example, or work in business, being proficient in a language will give you broader career options, or give you the option of working abroad.


You might be interested to know…

French A-Level is highly regarded by universities and it can be combined with many different subjects at degree level. You spend a year abroad as part of a languages degree course.

French can also be studied as part of a combination degree such as French and business or French with European Studies. The exam is through AQA.


Entry requirements

GCSE level 9 – 6