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About this course

Online German A level course overview

Edexcel International A levels in languages other than English are accepted by universities and employers as proof of linguistic ability and understanding. Successful language students gain lifelong skills. The Edexcel International AS and A level German:

  • Enable students to communicate confidently and clearly in the target language
  • Form a sound base of skills, language and attitudes required for further study, work and leisure
  • Develop the ability to understand a language from a variety of registers
  • Develop insights into the culture and civilisation of the countries where the language is spoken, including
  • The study of literary texts where appropriate (this does not apply to AS German)
  • Encourage positive attitudes to language learning and a sympathetic approach to other cultures and civilisations
  • Support intellectual and personal development by promoting learning and social skills

International A level German is a modular course which means students will sit exam papers in both years.

In Year 12 in:

  • Listening, Reading and grammar, Writing
  • Understanding and spoken response

In Year 13 in:

  • Listening, Reading and grammar, Literature or Film study
  • Spoken independent Research Project and response

Prior learning

Candidates who are beginning German International A level online should have previously completed an IGCSE or GCSE course in German, or the equivalent level of qualification.


International A level German provides a suitable foundation for the study of German or related courses in higher education. Equally it is suitable for candidates intending to pursue careers or further study in German, or as part of a course of general education.

In the October of year 11, 12 and 13 parents and guardians will receive an email asking which exams the learner intends to take, and where they would like to take them. Parents and guardians must inform King’s InterHigh if they need assistance finding an exam centre by mid-October. Parents and guardians must be especially mindful with Language exams to check that the exam centre offers the speaking exam.

King’s InterHigh can support you in finding a local exam centre. It is then down to the individual to register with the centre of choice and pay the exam fees to the centre directly. As each exam centre sets their own fees we cannot provide accurate pricing, however as an example, you can see our own fees by clicking here.

Physical, medical or learning support needs may be eligible for access arrangements during exams. These can include:

  • Extra time of 25%*
  • Extra time up to 50%*
  • A reader*
  • A scribe*
  • Supervised rest breaks
  • Separate room
  • Use of a laptop
  • Enlarged print exam papers

*These arrangements must be approved by the exam board. The learner will need to undertake learning assessments with an educational psychologist or specialist assessor in order to complete the application form. These assessments can take up to 18 months to process.

The deadline for application to the exam board is the February of the year that the learner sits exams.

There are no formal entry requirements for this subject.

However, if you’re looking to study this subject as one of four A levels, we strongly advise you only do so if you are predicted at least a grade 7 at GCSE / IGCSE in this subject or a relevant subject.

Key information
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International A Level
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2 years, exams in years 1 and 2
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Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to curriculum
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All exams will be supervised and sat at an examination hall local to you.
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Pupils can choose A level German and add other A levels for an added fee per subject, per year. Find out more.
About our fees

We have several fee packages and options, with differing levels of commitment to suit most circumstances. In most cases parents have the option to pay in instalments, spreading the cost of the investment.

Curriculum & Packages

A Level Package

Choose from over 20 A Level subjects, following the same curriculum as sixth forms and colleges across the UK.

Select your preferred timetable

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Payment options

41% savings
A Levels
Annual Contract - 2024/25
/ year

*This price is based on 3 subjects. Students can study 1–5 subjects (costs will vary).

  • £100 one-off registration fee
  • £500 deposit for UK students (£1000 outside of UK)
A Levels
Rolling Contract - 2024/25
/ half term

Cancel at the end of any half term. This price is based on 3 subjects (students can study 1–5 subjects).

  • £100 one-off registration fee

Study up to 5 subjects

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  • Full timetable of live teacher-led lessons
  • Access to 24/7 library of lesson recordings
  • Co-curricular clubs and activities
  • Dedicated pastoral team
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King’s InterHigh is open for enrolment all year round. We kickstart each student’s online learning experience with a welcoming induction process to make the transition smooth.