Qualifications to start the course

Students must have five GCSEs including English, Mathematics and Science graded A* – C. Additional requirements for this subject: Students must have GCSE Arabic at grade B or above.

Description of the subject

The Arabic AS and A2 Level courses form a natural progression from GCSE. The emphasis for examination is on skills of reading and writing in the language for a variety of purposes in the world of work for personal communication.

What you will do

  • Discuss topical issues such as the environment and racism in Arabic
  • Read Arabic newspapers and magazines
  • Learn about current affairs and the Arabic way of life from TV and radio
  • Use the internet for information and communication
  • Learn about Arabic history and culture
  • Speaking exam
  • Reading, writing and listening exam.

Future prospects

An advanced language qualification is very highly regarded by employers, universities and colleges.

  • Greatly enhanced employment possibilities throughout the increasingly global economy
  • A range of study and career opportunities in fields such as Travel and Tourism, Education, Politics, Law, Journalism, Trade, Marketing and Publishing
  • Communication and personal skills to benefit any future direction chose