This course will allow you to continue your development of French and will give you the opportunity to acquire great fluency, flexibility and accuracy through increased exposure to the language. Learners will be able to apply knowledge and understanding on regularly encountered topics within the contexts of society, culture, learning and employability.
This course is available as a part-time, class-based course or on-line, as a distance learning course.
Course Fees: £275 (approx.). Fees will be confirmed when an application has been processed.
- Understanding language unit
- Using language unit
- Specialist study unit
During the course, learners will consolidate and develop the skills of reading, listening, writing speaking and translation within the Understanding Language and Using Language units. Grammar aspects will be studied within topical contexts and classroom interaction in the language will be an important aspect of the course.
Within the Specialist Study unit, learners will have the opportunity to research, plan and analyse literature or media sources of their choice within the context of the French language and produce a portfolio, consisting of one piece of writing in English of between 1,200 and 1,500 words.
How Course Is Assessed:
- Unit assessments throughout the course and external SQA course exam at the end
Number of Days per week:
- This course runs for a total of 15 weeks.
The part-time, class-based course runs either once or twice a week (depending on demand) on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from 1:30 pm to 4 pm
The on-line, distance learning course is delivered through the College’s virtual campus Moodle and offers regular contact with the course tutor, either at College, via Skype or over the phone.
- This course requires the ability to study independently and applicants should identify clearly the reason for studying their chosen subject in their course application.
English Proficiency Requirements:
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements:
- Interview/test may be required if candidate has achieved equivalent of Higher French qualification
- Other qualifications in French or related areas
- Further Modern Language studies
Sarah McArthur, scored 190 out of 200 in her final exam, the highest mark in the country. The Franco-Scottish Society has presented her with the Lansdowne Prize, awarded annually to the candidate who achieves the best mark in Advanced Higher French. Sarah studied for the qualification at the college through open learning while completing her sixth year at Balerno High School, which was unable to run the Advanced Higher course.
Fees - Information about funding can be found here
Fee: £260 Sighthill part-time (year 1)Fee: £260 Open Learning open-learning (year 1)
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