Humanities and Social Sciences
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

This course is for you, if you want to learn to use the French language in a range of everyday situations and transactions. This will also involve learning about the culture of the country.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but the course is not suitable for beginners.

Assessment Method

Assessment includes: external exams, Controlled Assessment (for specific subjects - English and French), coursework, essays, presentations, in-class tests and independent research.

Progression Opportunities

You could continue your study of the language at a higher level, eg, AS level.You will enhance your employment prospects in a European context. You can progress onto higher level courses or seek employment.

Achieving a high grade in GCSE French will not only develop your language skills it will also enable you to have a qualification that is looked on positively by employers.

Study Methods

You will learn in dedicated theory classrooms and language laboratories.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.