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French - A Level at Crompton House CofE Sixth Form

Course description

The prestige of French art, music, dance, fashion, cuisine, and cinema makes French a culturally important foreign language, and French literature is one of the richest and most influential in the modern European world.

Course content

Studying French at A Level will give you every opportunity to:

• Develop the knowledge and skills you acquired at GSCE Level and therefore use French in a wide range of contexts

• Gain a useful insight into another culture and reflect on various aspects of contemporary society

• Enhance your employment prospects, facilitate your foreign travel and have the enjoyment of using your linguistic skills

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for the course is an average of grade B overall in all subjects

English Language grade C

Recommended French GCSE grade B


Exam based assessment

Future opportunities

The knowledge of French can open doors to important research, and careers in the fields of medicine, the environment, business, engineering and science and technology. French is one of the world's major international languages: it is spoken by over 200 million people in 43 countries, on five continents. So wherever your future career choice takes you, studying French will give you an advantage.

Learning a foreign language improves your skills of analysis and interpretation and this can complement all your studies. As more and more companies work closely with businesses in other countries many kinds of workers will be needed who can communicate in different languages and understand other cultures. No matter what career you choose, if you have learned a second language, you will have a real advantage

Further information

Languages are universally useful and you can combine French with any subject.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 18 May 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years