CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED SUBSIDIARY AND ADVANCED LEVEL (INTENSIVE)


Awarded by Cambridge Assessment International Education

Full Time
Overview

Cambridge Assessment International Education

Established in 1858, Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) is the world's largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications that prepare students with the essential knowledge and skills to prosper in the real-world and at the same time, help them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning.

Widely acknowledged as an international passport to progression and success, CAIE’s international qualifications are recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, giving students a broad spectrum of education and career options. As a not-for-profit organisation, CAIE devotes its resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that aspire to unleash its learners’ potential.

Setting the global standard for international education, CAIE’s programmes and qualifications are created by subject experts who are rooted in academic rigour and as such, their educational materials reflect the latest educational research. Well supported by teaching and learning resources, CAIE’s programmes and qualifications also provide a solid platform for learners to progress from one stage to another.

In addition, CAIE aims to provide educational benefits through the provision of international programmes and qualifications for school education, enabling learners to forge ahead as empowering global leaders across different sectors. Together with schools, CAIE seeks to equip and nurture Cambridge learners with positive and sought-after attributes in order to thrive and excel in today’s modern world.

Programme Introduction

To cover all key elements of the curriculum in a year, the Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level (Intensive) is an intensive course taken after the completion of the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE). This course is ideally designed for international students who are ready for an accelerated and rigorous advanced study to prepare for university and higher education.

The curriculum of this course aims to enhance the learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills in in-depth subject content, independent thinking, handling and evaluating different types of information source, thinking logically and presenting ordered and coherent arguments, making judgements, recommendations and decisions, as well as presenting reasoned explanations, understanding implications and communicating them clearly and logically. In addition, this course comprises of four (4) core subjects which constitute General Paper, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and one (1) elective subject in Accounting, Business or Economics.

At the end of the one year, students will be fully prepared to sit for the Cambridge International AS and A Level Examinations. Widely recognised, these qualifications heighten the students’ chances of seeking admission to leading universities both locally and globally.

DIMENSIONS International College is a registered Cambridge school.

For updated and accurate information of Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), please visit their website at http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/

Objective

The objective of this accelerated and intensive course is to equip students with a better overview and understanding of the core subjects of Cambridge International AS and A Level Examinations which include General Paper, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry to prepare them for the Cambridge International AS and A Level Examinations.

Designed for

  • Candidates who are between the ages of 17 – 25.
  • Candidates who wish to complete the Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level programme within a year.
  • Candidates who wish to acquire a qualification that is internationally recognised.
  • Candidates who wish to pursue degrees or certificates of higher education.
Course Structure

Course Outline

  • Outline for General Paper
  • Outline for Mathematics
  • Outline for Physics
  • Outline for Chemistry

Elective Subject (Choose ONE)

  • Outline for Accounting
  • Outline for Business
  • Outline for Economics

DIMENSIONS International College reserves the right to withdraw the offer of the elective subject that fails to meet a minimum class size of 10 students.

Scope of Study

Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level syllabus

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and interactive lessons

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2018, please click here.
To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

S$

17,600.00

3. Administrative Fee

S$

1,000.00

4. Course Material

S$

800.00

5. Uniform

S$

160.00

6. Laboratory Fee

S$

1,500.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

S$

120.00

7% GST

S$

1,556.80

Total

S$

23,796.80

Miscellaneous Fees:

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

53.50

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Additional Uniform Fee Per Piece

:S$

53.50

13. Cambridge International AS and/or A Level Examination Fee

:S$

Fees according to CAIE, details on http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/

14. Administrative Fees for Cambridge International AS and/or A Level Exam Registration

:S$

107.00

15. Late Registration Fee Per Paper (Cambridge International AS and/or A Level Registration)

:S$

53.50

16. Administrative Fees for Amendment in the Exam Registration

:S$

107.00

17. Additional Subject Fees Per Subject

:S$

3,210.00

Note 1: Medical check-up is not applicable to students aged 15 and below.
Note 2: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 3: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 4: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 5: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 6: The course fees shown above are effective from 20th June 2017. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.
For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

12 months Institutional Training
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 24 months

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students may pursue their higher education degrees and/or professional certifications at both local and overseas Colleges and Universities.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Age: At least 17 years old.
Academic Level: Completion of Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education or equivalent qualifications as listed in the following table

Home Country

Academic Level

Bangladesh Secondary Education Grade 11
China Senior High School Grade 2
Hong Kong Secondary 4
Indonesia Middle School Grade 10
Malaysia Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)
Philippines Junior High School Grade 11
South Korea Senior High School Year 2
Thailand Matthayom 4
Vietnam Middle School Grade 10
English Proficiency: A Pass in English at the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education or equivalent qualifications.
Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Monday to Friday:
9.00 am – 12.45 pm and 2.00 pm – 6.15 pm
At least 3.75 hours per session, average of 8 contact hours per school day, 10 sessions per week
(Total: At least 37.5 contact hours per week)

Examination Period

  • Registration starting from February for the Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level Examinations, held in June of the same year.
  • Registration starting from August for the Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level Examinations, held in November of the same year.

(Subject to change and final confirmation by CAIE)

Please log on to http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/ for updated information.

Assessment Methods

Internal: Monthly Tests, Quarterly Tests and Year-End Examinations
External: Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level Examinations

Assessment Grading Criteria

Internal: The Tests and Examinations are set by DIMENSIONS and marked according to DIMENSIONS’ standard grading criteria
External: The Cambridge International Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced Level Examinations are set and marked by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE). Please log on to http://www.cambridgeinternational.org/ for updated information

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Qualification Award

Cambridge General Certificate of Education AS and A level, awarded by Cambridge Assessment International Education

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in the external examination to be issued a certificate

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:40
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.