A Level French


Study online A Level French (with optional exams) at Upskill Online UK and get a support and accountability coach in addition to your tutor at no additional cost. This is the same A Level studied in any school or college and is internationally recognised. With a 98% pass rate, and extra support – you can be confident you will complete this course to progress in your career or academic journey into higher education.


Study this A Level French course entirely online to achieve this credible qualification or to gain access into University. A Level French is perfect to enter most professions including Teaching, Tourism and International Business to name a few. Strengthen your communication skills and cement your knowledge in French including written, verbal, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Learn how to effectively communicate and converse in French at an advanced level. A Level French will show employers and educators that you have advanced skills and qualifications to build upon.

Upskill Online UK offers you a support and accountability coach in addition to your course tutor along with a highway to success plan for you to follow giving you excellent value for money.

A Level French is internationally recognised in other countries as well as the UK. You can use this qualification towards University entry.

  • Accredited qualification awarded by AQA
  • Progress in your academic journey to University with up to 56 UCAS points
  • Can be fast tracked to complete in one year or two
  • You can include exams at your nearest centre
  • Full support around your course and guidance for your future plans

Course Units

  • Unit 1 – The Changing Nature of Family (La famille en voie de changement)
  • Unit 2 – The ‘Cyber-Society’ (La cyber-société)
  • Unit 3 – The Place of Voluntary Work (Le rôle du bénévolat)
  • Unit 4 – A Culture Proud of its Heritage (Une culture fière de son patrimoine)
  • Unit 5 – Contemporary Francophone Music (La musique francophone contemporaine)
  • Unit 6 – Cinema: The 7th Art Form (Cinéma: le septième art)
  • Unit 7 – Positive Features of a Diverse Society (Les aspects positifs d’une société diverse)
  • Unit 8 – The Positive Aspects of a Diverse Society (Les Aspects Positifs D’une Société Diverse)
  • Unit 9 – How Criminals are Treated (Comment on traite les criminels)
  • Unit 10 – Teenagers, the Right to Vote and Political Commitment (Les ados, le droit de vote et l’engagement politique)
  • Unit 11 – Demonstrations, Strikes – Who Holds the Power? (manifestations, grèves – à qui le pouvoir?)
  • Unit 12 – Politics and Immigration (La politique et l’immigration)
  • Unit 13 – Preparing for Paper 3: Speaking
  • Unit 14 – Preparing for Paper 1: Listening, Reading and Writing
  • Unit 15 – Preparing for Paper 2: Writing

Syllabus (7652) Click here for full course content

Awarding Body

AQA is the worlds leading awarding organisation specialising in GCSEA Levels and Vocational courses and upskilling learners around the world.

AQA Upskill Online UK

UCAS upskill online uk

Our partners are a UCAS registered centre, meaning you can use this course to gain direct entry to all universities as you will also achieve up to 56 UCAS points.

Course Assessment

You will be required to sit three paper based written exams. Each paper makes up a percentage of your overall A Level qualification as set out below:

    • Paper 1 Listening, Reading, and Writing: 2 hours 30 minutes – 50% of A-level – 100 marks
    • Paper 2 Writing: 2 hours – 20% of A-level – 80 marks
    • Paper 3 Speaking: 21 – 23 minutes (including 5 minutes preparation) – 30% of A-level – 60 marks
  • You will also have the choice to carry out a French research project, on your chosen topic.

We can offer you a guaranteed exam space at one of our exam centres it the UK when you choose to study this A Level French course with us at Upskill Online UK. Alternatively, you may choose to organise and book your own exams.

During the course, you will be required to complete learning activities, tests or assignments to show your knowledge and understanding of the units you have just learned. They do not count towards your overall A Level French qualification. They are marked by your course tutor and feedback will be provided with each completed unit.


Upskill Online UK have a national network of UK GCSEA Levels and Functional Skills exam centres and provide our students with guaranteed exam spaces offered at a discounted rate exclusive to our learners only. We can also book late entries and re-takes. Exams for A Level French are £434 with Upskill Online UK. Please select ‘Yes’ on enrolment form when asked, if you want to book your exams with us.

Course Outcome

When you have completed this course, you will achieve an Edexcel A Level French qualification and gain up to 56 UCAS points. Specification (7652). This is a level 3 qualification.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. We do strongly advise that you have achieved a GCSE French or an equivalent qualification before enrolling on this course. This A Level French course is at difficulty level 3 – equivalent to a BTEC or a 60 credit qualification. This course is suitable for learners of all ages.


8 – 24 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

300 hours

What Next?

After you’ve completed this A Level French course, you could progress onto a level 4 course, apply to University or apply for jobs in a variety of settings or sectors including:

  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Translation
  • Interpretation
  • International Business
  • Diplomatic Service Officer


The A Level French course is popular with home school pupils. You will receive qualified Tutor support, as well as your very own Upskill Online UK personal mentor and accountability coach, to help keep you motivated and on track with accountability sessions. We will also help you to plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey and provide your very own roadmap to success. You get the complete package all in one place with us here at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

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