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GERMAN GCE AS LEVEL (AQA) at Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

Course description

Specification Details The Advanced Level course in German enables students to develop and build on skills acquired at GCSE: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The AS course provides a logical progression from GCSE. A Level students study grammatical structures of the language throughout the course so that they can acquire knowledge, skills and understanding for practical use. The Advanced Level qualification enhances employment prospects, facilitates foreign travel, offers an insight into another culture and society and provides students with a sound basis for further study. Topics studied at AS are: Media, Popular Culture, Healthy Living & Lifestyle and Family & Relationships.

Entry requirements

See our website: www.durham-johnston.durham.sch.uk

Future opportunities

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. 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.

Further information

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

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Durham Johnston Comprehensive School directly.

Last updated date: 18 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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