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GCE O-Level

Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination

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GCE O-Level

Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination


The programme may be completed in 12 months. It prepares candidates for the GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations with intensive lessons and assessments on a regular basis. It follows the syllabus stipulated by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

You may choose any of the following modules:

  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Principles of Accounts
  • Chinese
  • Geography


For Singaporean / PR

  • 15 years old as of 1st Jan of the year of GCE O-Level examinations
  • Completion of Secondary 3 or equivalent
  • Applicants who did not obtain a pass in English are required to complete Kaplan's English Placement Test or equivalent

For International Students

  • 15 years old as of 1st Jan of the year of the GCE O-Level examinations
  • Completion of Secondary 3, Year 9 or equivalent
  • Language Proficiency: IELTS 5.5 or pass Kaplan's English Placement Test or Complete Kaplan's PBEP Level 5 or equivalent.
  • Lectures, tutorials, discussions, term Tests, mid-year exams, and preliminary exams.
  • The lessons are held in conducive classrooms. Students will learn about the content of selected subjects according to the syllabi set by Ministry of Education in preparation for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level examinations.
  • Students enrolled for this course will sit for the examination as a private candidate. Depending on whether the student wants to apply for admission to polytechnics, junior colleges (for A-Level) in Singapore or pursue tertiary education at Kaplan, students need to do 5 or 6 subjects respectively.
    • Oral examination: July/August
    • Practical & written examination: October to November

Students who complete the course (with a minimum 90% attendance) will receive the Certificate of Participation from Kaplan Higher Education Academy. Candidates who obtained at least a Grade 6 or better in one or more subjects at the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level examination will receive a Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level.

The Singapore-Cambridge General Certification of Education Ordinary Level is awarded by Singapore Ministry of Education and University of Cambridge International Examinations.


For Singaporean/Permanent Resident

Programme fee for 5 core modules:

  • SGD$7,383.00
  • SGD$7,033.00 (after SGD$350.00 study rebate)

Installment Payment:

  • 1st installment: SGD$2,996.00
  • 2nd installment: SGD$2,996.00
  • 3rd installment: SGD$1,041.00 (after SGD$350.00 study rebate)

*Additional SGD$1926.00 for Geography

*Additional SGD$963.00 for Chinese


Non-tuition Fees

For Singaporean/Permanent Resident

  • Application fee: SGD$74.90

For International Students

  • Application fee: SGD 492.20
  • Administration fee: SGD 749 (which includes application for Kaplan student access card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance)

All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 18 Jan 2016. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.

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