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AS/A2 German at Durham High School For Girls

Course description

The AS course will develop your skills in speaking, writing, listening and reading through the topics of the media, popular culture, healthy living and family and relationships. The second year of the course develops these same skills through a more in-depth study of topics including German cinema, literary texts, the environment, multiculturalism and contemporary social issues. In both years German is studied through a very wide range of materials and resources.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements: we would expect at least Grade B in GCSE German and preferably A or A*.

Financial information

Please see our website for fees details.

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level course or equivalent to prepare for higher education in German, other languages or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to German or European Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your German to study or work over in Germany. The course will also help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the travel and tourism sector. You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in German, which could lead onto higher education in German, other languages or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to German or European Languages such as a Teacher, Translator, or you may wish to use your German to study or work over in Germany. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the travel and tourism sector. Some students will go on to read German at university or German combined with another Modern Language. With expanding trade links in mind, German combines well with any International Business, Marketing or Management course.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff. www.dhsfg.org.uk

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham High School For Girls directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

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