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Preparatory Course for Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Examination

  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Course

    The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) course is developed and awarded by Cambridge Assessment International Education.

    Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 30 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.

    The Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O-Level qualifications are equivalent grade for grade. Graduating with the IGCSE will enable students to pursue Kaplan’s Foundation Diploma programme followed by Diploma and Degree programmes across different disciplines.

    Kaplan Higher Education Academy is registered as a Cambridge International School. Once enrolled, students can take both their lessons and assessments with Kaplan.

    Kaplan Higher Education Academy does not accept private candidates who apply for private examinations only.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who sit for the final external examination and obtain at least a Grade G or better (Core Curriculum) in one or more subjects will have the grades recorded on the Cambridge IGCSE certificate. Performances below the standard of Grade G will not be recorded on the certificate.

    Key facts
    Duration
    5 months
    Intakes
    January & July
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Course

    The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) course is developed and awarded by Cambridge Assessment International Education.

    Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 30 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.

    The Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O-Level qualifications are equivalent grade for grade. Graduating with the IGCSE will enable students to pursue Kaplan’s Foundation Diploma programme followed by Diploma and Degree programmes across different disciplines.

    Kaplan Higher Education Academy is registered as a Cambridge International School. Once enrolled, students can take both their lessons and assessments with Kaplan.

    Kaplan Higher Education Academy does not accept private candidates who apply for private examinations only.

     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded

    Students who sit for the final external examination and obtain at least a Grade G or better (Core Curriculum) in one or more subjects will have the grades recorded on the Cambridge IGCSE certificate. Performances below the standard of Grade G will not be recorded on the certificate.

    Key facts
    Duration
    5 months
    Intakes
    January & July
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • January
    • July

      Please contact our course consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 35 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the course commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • January
    • July

      Please contact our course consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 35 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the course commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules

This preparatory course follows the syllabus stipulated by Cambridge Assessment International Education.

You may choose any of the following modules:

  • English as a Second Language (Count-In Speaking)
  • Enterprise
  • Mathematics

Your intended education pathway and progression must be taken into account when making your module selection as different progressions would require different number of modules and combinations.

  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements
    • Completed Year 9 of studies; OR
    • Attempted GCE N-Level examination
    English Language Requirements
    • At least Grade D or Grade 5 in GCE N-Level English; OR
    • IELTS 5.5; OR
    • Kaplan Test of English (KTE) score of at least 425; OR
    • Any other equivalent English language qualification
    Working Experience
    • Mature candidates (30 years old and above, with a minimum of 8 years of work experience)
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements
    • Completed Year 9 of studies; OR
    • Attempted GCE N-Level examination
    English Language Requirements
    • At least Grade D or Grade 5 in GCE N-Level English; OR
    • IELTS 5.5; OR
    • Kaplan Test of English (KTE) score of at least 425; OR
    • Any other equivalent English language qualification
    Working Experience
    • Mature candidates (30 years old and above, with a minimum of 8 years of work experience)
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Course Fee

      The total tuition fee covers lectures and internal assessments such as assignments/tests (where applicable).  

      S$4,033 payable in full  
      (2 modules)  

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$100 Referral Reward when you recommend a friend to enrol in the Preparatory Course for Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Examination*.

      Receive a S$100 Study Rebate per subject*.

      *Click here for terms and conditions.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$130.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Examination Registration Fee

      S$327 (2 modules)
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Course Fee

      The total tuition fee covers lectures and internal assessments such as assignments/tests (where applicable).  

      S$4,033 payable in full  
      (2 modules)  

      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$100 Referral Reward when you recommend a friend to enrol in the Preparatory Course for Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Examination*.

      Receive a S$100 Study Rebate per subject*.

      *Click here for terms and conditions.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$130.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Examination Registration Fee

      S$327 (2 modules)
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs:

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 5 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable
  • Duration
    Duration
    • 5 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • Not applicable

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