Preparatory Course For Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) Examination

DURATION:
Full-Time : 23 months
INTAKE:
January / March / April / May / July /
AWARDED BY:
Ministry of Education

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GCE O Levels

Upon completion of the O Level Examination Preparatory course, students will sit for the Singapore–Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level Examination, which is conducted annually. Awarded by the Ministry of Education, the certification will allow students to apply for admission to polytechnics in Singapore as well as overseas institutions.

TMC Preparatory Course for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations includes an elective module that prepares students for another similar examination, the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE).

IGCSE is the one of 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. Students who wish to study outside Singapore after ‘O’ level may choose to take the elective module, IGCSE Preparation.

Duration

Full-Time : 23months

 

Course Assessment

Students are assessed by means of oral and written tests and examinations during the course. Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the external GCE O level test conducted by SEAB.

Oral examination: July/August
Practical & written examination: October to November

Core Modules

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Additional Mathematics
  • Humanities (Social Studies, Geography)
  • Physics
  • Chinese*

Elective Modules (additional payable subject)

  • Principles Of Accounts
  • Humanities (Social Studies, Literature in Chinese)
  • IGCSE Preparation
  • English Preparatory

The syllabus for the above subjects can be found on the Cambridge website: http://www.cie.org.uk/programmes-and-qualifications/cambridge-secondary-2/cambridge-igcse/subjects/

 

Note:

  1. *no formal lessons, only 2 exam preparation lessons will be provided.
  2. The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level examinations are held in October to November. The Cambridge IGCSE examinations are held in November and June.
  3. Interested students who sign up for the “IGCSE Preparation” elective module shall return to TMC in January/February to start the IGCSE Preparation from January/February to May. They will then take the IGCSE examinations in June. Students who do not wish to take the elective subject, IGCSE Preparation, will complete their course with TMC in November and their student pass will be cancelled upon the completion of their course.

One Year

Age
15 Years old on 1st January of the examination year

 

Academic Qualification
Secondary 3 or N level, subjected to MOE approval.

 

English Proficiency
Must have one of the following:

  • Completed Secondary 3 English
  • N level English

 

Two Years

Age
15 Years old on 1st January of the examination year

 

Academic Qualification
Secondary 2, subjected to MOE approval.

 

English Proficiency
Completed Secondary 2 English

Age
15 years old on 1 January of the examination year

 

Academic Qualification

  • 1 year: Year 9 or equivalent qualifications
  • 2 years : Year 8 or equivalent qualifications

 

English Proficiency

Must have one of the following:

  • 1 year:

-Pass Hawthorn Certificate in English up to

Advanced 1 level, or equivalent.

-IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent

-Additional classes or special consideration for students

who attend but do not pass Advanced 1 level

 

Must have one of the following:

  • 2 years :

-Pass Hawthorn Certificate in English

up to Elementary level, or equivalent

-IELTS score of 3.5 or equivalent

-Additional classes or special consideration for students

who attend but do not pass Elementary level

Application Fee $107.00
Course Fee $6,955.00
Administrative Fee
Medical Insurance $85.60
Fee Protection Scheme $52.80
Total Programme Fee Excluding Application Fee
$7,093.40

 

Fees for Additional Subjects

Note:

The above O Level fees do not include the GCE O Level Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

The above additional subjects will be offered only if there is a minimum class size of 10.

*The FPS per additional subject is in addition to the FPS of the basic O level subjects.

^The lessons for the elective IGCSE Preparation will commence from January to May after students have attempted the O level external exam. The IGCSE examinations is in June.

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $107.00.

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Terms & conditions apply.

*International Student Admin Fee of $695.50 is charged once for bundled courses. Students not on bundled course will be charged an additional $374.50 International Student Admin fee if they progress to the next course.
** Fee Protection Scheme (FPS)

*International Student Admin Fee of $695.50 is charged once for bundled courses. Students not on bundled course will be charged an additional $374.50 International Student Admin fee if they progress to the next course.
** Fee Protection Scheme (FPS)

 

Fees for Additional Subjects

Note:

The above O Level fees do not include the GCE O Level Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

The above additional subjects will be offered only if there is a minimum class size of 10.

*The FPS per additional subject is in addition to the FPS of the basic O level subjects.

^The lessons for the elective IGCSE Preparation will commence from January to May after students have attempted the O level external exam. The IGCSE examinations is in June.

 

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $428.00.

Friend Referral Scheme

Receive S$500.00 referral fee when you recommend your friend to join our GCE O-level (Full Course) / Diploma / Higher Diploma / Foundation Diploma / Graduate Diploma / Professional Diploma / Postgraduate Diploma programmeClick for more info.

Terms & conditions apply.

Note:

The above O Level fees do not include the GCE O Level Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

The above additional subjects will be offered only if there is a minimum class size of 10.

*The FPS per additional subject is in addition to the FPS of the basic O level subjects.

^The lessons for the elective IGCSE Preparation will commence from January to May after students have attempted the O level external exam. The IGCSE examinations is in June.

Note:

The above O Level fees do not include the GCE O Level Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

The above additional subjects will be offered only if there is a minimum class size of 10.

*The FPS per additional subject is in addition to the FPS of the basic O level subjects.

^The lessons for the elective IGCSE Preparation will commence from January to May after students have attempted the O level external exam. The IGCSE examinations is in June.