A-Level Spanish

Our course code: A012

Course fee: £895 or from £67 per month

Apply code 'FUND20' when enrolling

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Spanish is one of the world’s most widely spoken languages with over 400 million native speakers. The study of A-level Spanish will broaden your horizons, you will learn more about Spanish-speaking cultures and develop your skills in the Spanish language.

Having qualification at A-level in Spanish will be of great benefit for anyone seeking work in Spain, work as a Spanish translator or, indeed, anyone hoping to study Spanish or other European languages in higher education. Students of A-level Travel and Tourism might consider also taking this A-level. Needless to say, of course, if you simply enjoy visiting Spain, then having the ability and confidence to read, write and speak well in Spanish – can only enhance your enjoyment of being in Spain.

This A-Level Spanish course has been written to the latest specifications and has been designed to give you the best possible chance of success. You’ll have everything you need to succeed, starting with a clear induction and well-structured assignments to help you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to prepare for the exam.

You will benefit from:

  • A brand new course, written to the latest specification with dynamic and engaging content
  • Fast track is available on this course (work as quickly as you like)
  • Coursework administration and 5-day assignment marking is included
  • Access to a network of partnership exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)
  • Pro-active personal tutors – we contact you, help you write a study plan and support you throughout.
  • Exam pass guarantee (If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam)

Spanish is one of the world’s most widely spoken languages with over 400 million native speakers. The study of A-level Spanish will broaden your horizons, you will learn more about […]

  • Exam Pass Guarantee

    If you don’t pass the first time, we’ll support you to the next exam for free

  • Guaranteed exam centre

    Access to our Country-wide network of exam centres (guaranteed exam venue)

  • Proactive tutors

    We contact you, help you write a study plan and support you throughout.

  • Awarding body: AQA
  • Our course code: A012
  • Qualification code: 7692

The AQA qualifications are internationally recognised and taught in 30 countries around the world, highly valued by employers and universities and enable young people to progress to the next stage of their lives. AQA qualifications suit a range of abilities and include GCSEs, IGCSEs and A-levels.

Study Hours

You should allow for between 250 and 300 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.

Study Method

Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes.

Course Duration

You will benefit from our personal tutor support for a period of up to 24 months from the date of enrolment.


You will be required to complete three standard written exams and one oral exam.

Official exams

  • 2 hours 30 minute, 50% of marks
  • 2 hour, 20% of marks
  • 21-23 minutes, 30% of marks (Oral Exam) including five minutes preparation.

The oral exam comes in two parts:

  • Part 1 – Discussion of one sub-theme from a choice of four.
    Part 2 – Presentation of the Individual Research Project. (2 minutes of presentation and 9-10 minutes of discussion of the findings of your research.)


During your course, you will also be required complete the following:

  • 1 introductory assignment
  • 10 assignments

These do not contribute towards your final grade but provide you with an opportunity to submit work to your tutor for marking and feedback. This will help you to gauge your progress as you work through the course.

For modern languages, the oral exams are an essential part of the assessment. We can guarantee you a place to do these at our partnership exam centres in Coventry, Fareham, Gravesend and Oxford.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this home learning course, you will receive an A-Level in Spanish, issued by AQA. This syllabus has been chosen specifically because it is the best suited to distance learning. Your certificate is identical to that issued to students at any other school, college or university.

Additional Information

Difficulty - Level 3

Entry requirements - GCSE Spanish or equivalent is required for this course.

UCAS Points - 56

Course Content

1: Los valores y el ciberespacio
  • Las familias de antes y de ahora: los hijos hablan
  • La religión católica y las fiestas
  • Y vivieron felices… ¿para siempre?
  • Las múltiples formas familiares
  • Las diferentes caras de Internet
2: El ciberespacio y los derechos
  • ¿Han cambiado las nuevas tecnologías nuestra vida a mejor o a peor?
  • Los teléfonos… ¿inteligentes?
  • La lucha por la igualdad de las mujeres
  • La mujer contemporánea: hablan ellas
  • Los derechos del colectivo LGBT
  • Mejorando la situación de la mujer: ¿un trabajo aún inacabado?
3: Ídolos y identidad
  • Los jóvenes bajo la influencia de los ídolos musicales
  • ¿Héroes deportivos?
  • La nueva cultura de la fama
  • La Semana Santa en España
  • La tauromaquia, sus diversas formas y la polémica
4: Identidad y patrimonio
  • Un viaje gastronómico por España
  • ¡En España se habla más de una lengua!
  • Perú: incas, conquistas y maravillas para la historia
  • Unas pinceladas de arte mexicano
  • La arquitectura árabe en Andalucía y sus vestigios
  • El patrimonio musical y su diversidad en el mundo hispano
5: Literature and film 1
  • This section will focus on the set text or film for AS Spanish
6: La inmigración y el racismo
  • La inmigración en España: procedencia, distribución e integración
  • La vida y penurias de un ‘sin papeles’
  • La inmigración mexicana en EE.UU.
  • Actitudes racistas y xenófobas en la España de ayer y hoy
  • Choosing a topic for your research project
7: La convivencia y la integración
  • Las medidas nacionales y locales en contra del racismo en Hispanoamérica
  • Las legislaciones antirracistas en el mundo hispano
  • La convivencia entre culturas en la España medieval
  • Convivencia e integración en los centros escolares
  • La convivencia en la España moderna
  • Organising your research project
8: Los jóvenes
  • Los jóvenes y la política: ¿activismo o apatía?
  • El paro entre los jóvenes
  • Su sociedad ideal: ¿una quimera?
  • El franquismo en España
  • Continuing your research project
9: Monarquías, dictaduras y movimientos sociales
  • La evolución de la monarquía en España
  • Dictadores latinoamericanos
  • El poder de los sindicatos
  • Las protestas sociales en profundidad
  • La efectividad de las manifestaciones
  • Making a short presentation in Spanish
10: Literature and film 2
  • This section will focus on the set text or film for A level Spanish
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Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

Yes. there will be additional fees for your exams that are payable to the centre upon booking Your personal tutor can provide more details.

Yes! You study the same curriculum, take the same examinations and get the same qualification. The only difference is that the course is specially designed to be studied from home in your own time.

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course to help you get ready for your examinations. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Assignments are marked by your personal tutor within 5 days. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You will need to pay separately for your final examinations. Additional texts may also need to be purchased to supplement your learning on the course.

We are able to offer places at partnership exam centres across the UK for our students, therefore, guaranteeing an exam venue. If you choose to find your own exam centre, you can, you will need to register with them as an external or private candidate. Fees vary across the country so we recommend enquiring prior to enrolment.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.