New for September 2014 - Route Française and Music Leadership Programme

The Route Française and the Music Leadership Programme can be studied in addition to a full-time course.

Route Française

Route Française

The Route Française is for students who are highly interested in French language and civilisation and are considering pursuing a career in languages or study in a French-speaking country. This programme gives you the opportunity to develop your language skills as well as your understanding of French language and culture.

This course focuses on developing both your real-life French skills, to enhance your French speaking communication skills and your understanding of French culture by studying more about French civilisation and literature.

Your tutorials will all be conducted in French.

Additional qualifications

You will also get the opportunity to prepare and sit the DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) certification, which is a French proficiency test administered by the International Centre for French Studies (Centre international d'études pédagogiques, or CIEP) for France's Ministry of Education. This certificate is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) which is recognised in 160+ countries. 

The Route Française is open to students studying:

  • AS/A-level French plus two or three additional AS/A-level subjects to choose depending on your interests


  • a level 3 vocational course.


Music Leadership Programme

Music Leadership Programme

Music Leadership Programme is designed to equip musicians with the tools to lead in a variety of commercial, artistic, community and educational environments.

The programme combines creativity and employability and has the parallel aims of training musicians to become dynamic music leaders in commercial settings and inspiring music leaders in creative settings.

This programme will explore the intersecting relationship between commercial music and publicly supported commercial arts and culture. The programme will also examine the role of the creative industries in harnessing digital technologies to create and distribute new work and engage audiences.

Students will be encouraged to develop a 360 degree approach to being a musician, with a strong emphasis on collaboration, improvisation, song development, digital music, workshop leadership, performance and project management.

The Music Leadership Programme is open to students studying one of the following music qualifications:

For more details on Route Française and the Music Leadership Programme please call our advice and guidance team on 020 7473 4110 (option 3) or email with any questions.