German (4665)

This is our current GCSE specification.
For our new specification see:

GCSE German (8668)

GCSE German helps students develop their German language skills in a variety of contexts and a broad understanding of the culture of countries and communities where German is spoken. It encourages enjoyment of language learning and the recognition that language skills enable students to take their place in a multi-lingual global society.

This four unit specification requires students to develop their ability to write and speak in German and to understand German when it is written down or spoken. This course has 60 per cent controlled assessment. It is particularly suitable for students who have studied FCSE German and wish to study at a higher level.

This qualification counts towards the English Baccalaureate.

Related specifications

There is a choice of specifications for this subject. Please check with your teacher or exams officer if you are not sure which to select.


Amended due to Changes to GCSEs.

Codes and references

Qualification type GCSE
Specification title German
Specification code 4665
QAN codes 50044278

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