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German A Level (WJEC) at Marling School

Course description

It is now commonplace for proficiency in languages to be sought among employers. More and more professions require you to work in a multilingual environment and there are few companies who do not have customers, if not branches, abroad. Just have a look at some higher education prospectuses and you will see how many of them combine science, ICT, engineering, management and business studies with languages. Consider the advantages you will have if you have the ability to speak another language, coupled with a sound understanding of the politics and culture of the country or countries concerned. Not just travel companies, but also business, finance, technology, media, creative and science-based professions are all increasingly looking for graduates who can offer a range of skills including language proficiency. German is the Smart Choice. Leaving aside the exciting opportunities to live and work in a German-speaking country, the CBI, the UK's premier business lobbying organisation, considers German as one of the most useful foreign language for organisations in the UK.

Course content

Component 1: Speaking

Component 2: Listening, reading and translation.

Component 3: Critical and analytical response in writing.

This specification has yet to be finalised or accredited.

Entry requirements

Students are required to achieve at least a Grade B at GCSE level German.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Marling School directly.

Last updated date: 31 October 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years