A photo of the Spanish flag.


Course Duration
2 Years

Examination Board

Entry Criteria
Grade 5 in English and Grade 6 in Spanish, along with at least 3 other GCSE at grade 4 or above

Why study A level Spanish?

The many different facets to this course make it constantly challenging and interesting and we very much look forward to you joining the journey.

What will I study during the course duration?

  • Social issues and trends 
  • Political and artistic culture 
  • Grammar 
  • Works, Literary texts and films

How will I be assessed?

In the second year of the course, you will take external exams that assess content covered in the first and second year.  These exams will determine your A level grade.

The following are assessed

  • Listening 
  • Reading 
  • Writing 
  • Speaking 

Career opportunities and Future study

Students studying Spanish can develop a range of skills that will allow them to further their education within subjects such as teaching, politics, event management and journalism. It can also be paired with other courses such as medical sciences, business, engineering and tourism. This opens doors to numerous careers, including

  • Travel agent
  • Journalist
  • Translator / interpreter
  • Immigration officer
  • Customer support
  • Finance