A-Level Irish

A-Level Irish

A-level Irish will enable you to improve your fluency in the Irish language as well as develop a greater awareness of the Irish culture.

A-Level Irish 

A specific arrangement of units is required for certification, made up of two AS-Level units and two A2 level units. You will study four units and the assessment for A-Level Irish is by exam.

Over the course, you will undergo at least 360 guided learning hours over a two-year period. These guided learning hours are levels set by the government on how much time the tutor at your sixth form or college has to be present to give guidance (such as lectures, tutorials etc.) towards your award.

AS-Level Irish

  • CCEA AS-Level Irish

Across the two units of Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing, you will focus on relationships, health, lifestyle and young people in society.

A2-Level Irish

The A2 Irish is the equivalent of the second year of study of A-Level Irish. This is not a separate award. The A2 –Level Irish with the AS-Level Irish makes up the A-Level Irish.  The A2-Level Irish will further develop your knowledge from AS-Level Irish.

  • AQA A2-Level Irish

Across the two units of Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing, you will study local and global citizenship and environmental awareness.

A-Level Irish Exam Board Information

  • The CCEA A-Level Irish specification is available on the CCEA website.

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