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A Level German  – AQA

What is German ?

Studying German at A level is not just about the qualification you achieve, but the vocational skill you develop along the way. Learning another language is challenging, but always fun, exciting and extremely interesting.

Why study it?

It is a myth to believe that the whole world speaks English. More and more job advertisements state that knowledge of at least one European language would be an advantage, and many jobs will involve working with European companies and travelling abroad. A command of German will open doors for you in careers as diverse as law and IT.

Course Structure and Your Future

Year 12 & 13

The topics of study are:

Social issues and trends – aspects of German speaking society, multi-culturalism in German speaking society

Artistic culture in the German speaking world

Aspects of political life in the German speaking world


Literary texts and films

What next?

Studying A Level German can be extremely valuable if you wish to pursue a career in the following:

Law, Journalism, The intelligence service, Interpreting and translation or Industry