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Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) (Upper Secondary Division)

AAIS continues with the implementation of the IGCSE at the Upper Secondary level. To help students apply content knowledge in projects of their interests and practice working and communicating skills in English, AAIS Upper Secondary students are exposed to research opportunities. Students learn to identify issues, justify ways leading to results, and making appropriate presentations in both verbal and written formats. To emphasize the impact of process on outcomes, AAIS engages learners to participate in reflective sessions to guide students to learn to observe and take notes of what they have learnt from the process, what they have learnt from others, and how they can improve in the future. This is a crucial step. Students conduct self-evaluation and peer review to learn the value of quality approaches to teaching and learning. They then become independent learners who are critical, comfortable and capable of stepping outside the box. In this setting, not only are AAIS Upper Secondary students fit for high academic standards but they are also equipped with transferrable skills widely-recognized and needed in real life across disciplines and cultures.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to prepare students for the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Examinations, giving them a better understanding and overview of the Cambridge IGCSE Examinations academic subjects comprising of English, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics, Physics and more.

Course Title / Course Code Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) (Upper Secondary Division) / IGCSE-US24
Course Content (Subjects) Compulsory subjects:
First Language – English, Mathematics
Optional subjects:
Accounting, Additional Mathematics, Business Studies, Chinese, Combined Science, Economics, Sociology

* There are no lessons on all public holidays scheduled by the government of Singapore.

Learning is mainly in a classroom setting.

Teaching methods are varied including:

  • Interactive supervision
  • Teamwork
  • Transdisciplinary projects
  • Discussion
  • Presentation
  • Reflection
  • Service
  • Creative and original project
Minimum Age: 14 years old (as at 1 January of the exam year)
Academic Level : Completed Secondary Two or equivalent level
Language Proficiency :
Secondary Two or equivalent level
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Written tests and examinations
  • Oral Exam
  • Assignments and projects

Cambridge International Examination sessions occur twice a year, in May/June and October/November. Results are issued in August and January.

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE)


  • Student must attain a minimum of 90% attendance to complete the course.
  • A certificate will be awarded upon course completion
Fee Breakdown
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Total Payable (with GST, if any) (S$)
Fee Breakdown
( Year 1)
( Year 2)
Course Fee S$20,116.00 S$ 20,116.00
Equipment & Student Development Fee S$2,354.00 S$ 2,354.00
Teaching Material Fee S$1,284.00 S$ 1,284.00
Internal Exam Fee S$1,070.00 S$1,070.00
Medical Insurance Fee S$256.80
Total Fees Payable S$25,080.80 S$ 24,824.00

*The publication is intended as a general guide. The information is correct at the time of printing. Ascensia International School reserves the right to alter any information without prior notice. ( Effective 6 December 2019 Intake)

**Total Fee for International Student Included:Application fee, Tuition Fee,Material Fee,Assessment Fee,Medical Insurance,FPS Insurance.

** All payments made are non-transferable.

***Consultants shall not collect any fees under the name of Ascensia International School Pte Ltd.

**** The student’s pass processing fee will not be refundable irregardless of the approval/rejection/withdrawal/amendment of the application/renewal/transfer.

*****Fee non-payable to Ascensia International School may be subject to GST and/or changes required by external parties.

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