Why Cambridge International Examinations?
Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and qualifications for 5 to 19 year olds. We are a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge, trusted for excellence in education, and a not-for-profit organisation. We invest constantly in research and development to improve our programmes and qualifications.
We understand education. More than 9000 schools in over 160 countries are part of our Cambridge learning community. We are committed to providing qualifications that are relevant, accurate, reliable, affordable and
recognised by universities and employers worldwide. Learners are at the heart of what we do and we are committed to their development and future success.
Cambridge programmes and qualifications develop not only content but also skills. We help learners to bridge the gap to the next stage of education and the world of work. We encourage Cambridge learners to be:
• confident in working with information and ideas – their own and those of others
• responsible for themselves, responsive to and respectful of others
• reflective as learners, developing their ability to learn
• innovative and equipped for new and future challenges
• engaged intellectually and socially ready to make a difference.
Why Cambridge International AS and A Levels?
Cambridge International AS and A Levels are international in outlook but retain a local relevance. The syllabuses provide opportunities for contextualized learning and the content has been created to suit a wide variety of schools, avoid cultural bias and develop essential lifelong skills, including creative thinking and problem-solving.
Our aim is to balance knowledge, understanding, and skills in our qualifications to enable candidates to become effective learners and to provide a solid foundation for their continuing educational journey. Cambridge International AS and A Levels give learners building blocks for an individualized curriculum that develops their knowledge, understanding, and skills.
Cambridge International AS and A Level curricula are flexible. It is possible to offer almost any combination
from a wide range of subjects. Cambridge International A Level is typically a two-year course, and Cambridge International AS Level is typically one year. Some subjects can be started as a Cambridge International AS Level and extended to a Cambridge International A Level.
Every year thousands of learners with Cambridge International AS and A Levels gain places at leading universities worldwide. Cambridge International AS and A Levels are accepted and valued by top universities around the world including those in the UK, US (including Ivy League universities), European nations, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. Learners should check the university website for specific entry requirements before applying.
Did you know?
Many universities accept Cambridge International AS Levels in their own right as qualifications counting towards entry to courses in the same or other related subjects. Many learners who take Cambridge International AS Levels also choose to progress to Cambridge International A Level.
Cambridge AICE Diploma is the group award of the Cambridge International AS and A Level. It gives schools the opportunity to benefit from offering a broad and balanced curriculum by recognizing the achievements of candidates who pass examinations from different curriculum groups.
A Cambridge International A Level counts as a double-credit qualification and a Cambridge International AS Level counts as a single-credit qualification within the Cambridge AICE Diploma award framework.