2018 Russian Course

Course Information

This specification provides a logical progression from GCSE, with discrete skills-specific testing and a focus on language. With minimal prescription and maximum choice, this specification aims to engage students so that the enjoy Advanced level Russian language learning and achieve their full potential.

The qualification rewards Advanced-level Russian language skills and knowledge through student-focused assessment. With appealing content and opportunities to gain greater understanding of other cultures. With integral visits to Russia, it will prepare students to become well informed and effective communicators.

Topics cover a range of social issues and trends, as well as aspects of the political and artistic culture of Russia and Russian speaking countries.

Course requirements

Grade 6 in GCSE Russian

What type of student is this course suitable for?

This course will attract students who are enthusiastic about the language and will thrive on its challenges. It is for those who wish to involve themselves in all aspects of Russian and Russia itself. There is no course work unit and students will develop, with guidance, as independent learners and confident exam takers. Russian fits well with both arts and sciences subjects as an excellent qualification for any future career.

Where could this course take you?

The qualification equips the students to further their language skills in higher education, as well as being able to study Russian alongside: business, economics, history, law, Oriental and other languages etc. It opens up a new world market to be involved in. Russian is also highly sought-after by the Ministry of Defence and GCHQ.

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Course Information
  • Course level:Level 3
  • Exam Board:Edexcel