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German Advanced Higher

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Open learning

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

Cost £333
(see funding options)

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Course overview

German Advanced Higher is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in German. You will be exposed to the language over a length of time in order to acquire greater fluency, flexibility and accuracy. This course will expand on what you have previously studied and focus on developing your ability to understand and express ideas and opinions in German as you learn about current affairs and issues from the viewpoint of those living in other countries than your own. The course will improve your ability to read, listen, talk and write in German. You will develop valuable translation, analytical and essay-writing skills and be in a great position to study German at the university level. 

What you will learn

  • Develop Skills in Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking within the four Contexts of Society; Learning, Employability and Culture
  • Translation Skills
  • Essay Writing Skills and Analytical Skills

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through the Advanced Higher SQA exam, which takes place at College, usually in May. The speaking component is also assessed at College, but earlier in the year (usually in March).

Number of days per week

  • Open learning - Moodle self-study and scheduled Teams calls, possible access to digital classrooms if compatible with the timetable

Entry requirements

  • Higher German or relevant component units or other SQA qualifications in German studied at SCQF Level 6 
  • You can apply with equivalent qualifications in German or if you have extensive experience in German 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • An interview or test may be required if you have an equivalent qualification or experience in German

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Further study in modern languages or related areas 
  • This course alongside other qualifications can be used to apply for a variety of university courses 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 29/08/22 41 Weeks £333

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