German (Advanced Higher)

Edinburgh College


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German Advanced Higher is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in German. You will be exposed to the language over a length of time in order to acquire greater fluency, flexibility and accuracy. This course will expand on what you have previously studied and focus on developing your ability to understand and express ideas and opinions in German as you learn about current affairs and issues from the viewpoint of those living in other countries than your own.

The course will improve your ability to read, listen, talk and write in German. You will develop valuable translation, analytical and essay-writing skills and be in a great position to study German at the university level.

Entry Requirements

Higher German, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

Progression Routes

Further study in modern languages or related areas

Start Date



Advanced Higher

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year


Modern Languages

SCQF Level