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Urdu AS/A2 level at Nottingham Academy

Course description

This course leads on to higher education as well as work

within the travel and tourism sector and many other

career options.

Course content

You will study the following topics: youth culture and concerns,

lifestyle, health & fitness, the world around us, education &

environment, customs, tradition, belief and religion, national

and international events and literature.


Units covered at AS

– Unit 1: Speaking (discussion) on global issues.

– Unit 2: Listening, reading & writing skills.


Units covered at A2

– Unit 3: Speaking (issue).

– Unit 4: Translation, essay writing, research based essay of your choice.

Entry requirements

5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade in English and C grade or

above in Urdu.


– Unit 1: 30% - Role-play and discussion conducted by the teacher for external assessment/marking.

– Unit 2: 70% - external examination.

– Unit 3: 35% - debate with teacher which is recorded for external assessment/marking.

– Unit 4: 65% - external examination.

Future opportunities

– A career in any sector will be enhanced by an A level in a foreign language.

– Degrees in languages or degrees that include a language as a subsidiary.

– It will open many avenues in the field of social care,

Interpreting and translating and teaching.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.

Last updated date: 05 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years