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French AS & A Level at The City of Liverpool College

Course description

The course aims to maximise use of foreign language to be both enjoyable and intellectually stimulating; to enhance study skills; to research individual topics in depth, and develop a personal and independent response to them, and to develop an understanding of the language and its practical use in areas of work and leisure - there are no compulsory literature topics.

This A Level will be one of four A Levels you choose to make up a full time programme of study. You will study for a total of 18 hours per week plus one hour per week tutorial.

The course aims to maximise use of foreign language to be both enjoyable and intellectually stimulating; to enhance study skills; to research individual topics in depth, and develop a personal and independent response to them, and to develop an understanding of the language and its practical use in areas of work and leisure - there are no compulsory literature topics.

For 16-18 year old (daytime) students, this A Level will be one of four A Levels you choose to make up a full time programme of study. You will study for a total of 18 hours per week plus one hour per week tutorial.

Entry requirements

  • The most important entry requirement is that you are committed and determined to do well
  • You must achieve a minimum of 2 Grade B's and 3 Grade C's (including English) or equivalent (this equivalency will be discussed at our information evening and then in further detail at interview)
  • Students applying to study Physics, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Spanish, Maths at A-level must obtain a grade B in the subject at GCSE.
  • All places are conditional on results, subject to interview in June/July and a suitable reference from your school. 

Future opportunities

Higher education, Employment, Institute of Linguists Intermediate Diploma / Diploma in Languages for International Communication equivalent to H.E. degree level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The City of Liverpool College directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2016

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    • The College's facility on Clarence Street nestles amongst the City's two famous university campuses - Liverpool John Moores and the University of Liverpool - placing the College at the heart of student life. The College's City6 provision is sited on this campus offering 16-18 year olds the widest choice of A-levels in the City.

      Students have easy access to transport hubs, learning resources and local attractions supporting their development as independent learners.

      City6 prepares students for higher education at the College or university or for routes into employment. Courses for 16-18s in Health and Care and Access to HE courses are also located at this centre.

      All students have access to well-resourced facilities including modern teaching rooms and laboratories kitted out with modern, industry-standard equipment.