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

Awarded by TMC Academy

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

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 : 23 months

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

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:

*no formal lessons, only 2 exam preparation lessons will be provided.
The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level examinations are held in October to November. The Cambridge IGCSE examinations are held in November and June.
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
Year 9 or equivalent



English Proficiency
Must have one of the following:

Attend and pass Hawthorn Certificate in English up to Intermediate B level
IELTS Score of 5.0 or equivalent


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



Academic Qualification
Year 8 or equivalent



English Proficiency

Must have one of the following:

A pass in Year 8 English or equivalent in home country
Pass TMC English Placement test

Course Fees (Local)

All fees indicated are in Singapore Dollars (SGD) and inclusive of GST unless stated otherwise. Course fee excludes application fee of $108.00.

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 programme. Click for more info.

Terms & conditions apply.

NOTE:
* International Student Admin Fee is charged once for bundled courses. Students not on bundled course will be charged an additional $378.00 (inclusive of 8% GST) International Student Admin fee if they progress to the next course. The above
A Level assessment fees does not include the Examination fees payable to the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

Fees indicated are in SGD and inclusive of GST. Course fee excludes application fee of $432.00.

 

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 programme. Click for more info.

Terms & conditions apply.

Note:

  • Application Fee and Medical Insurance are charged once per registration regardless of the number of subjects registered. Lab fee is included in the Assessment Fee for Physics.

Classes starts any time after O level results are released, between January – May. Repeat student will be joining on-going classes.

All information stated is accurate and effective as at 1 January 2023.

Fees indicated are in SGD and inclusive of GST. Course fee excludes application fee of $108.00.

Note:

  •  Application Fee, International Student Admin Fee and Medical Insurance are charged once per registration regardless of the number of subjects registered.
    – Lab fee is included in the Assessment Fee for Physics.
    – International student on student pass will need to be in school for at least 3 hours daily from Monday to Friday.
    – Classes starts any time after A level results are released, between January – May. Repeat student will be joining on-going classes.
    All information stated is accurate and effective as at 1 January 2023.

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and inclusive of GST. Course fee excludes application fee of $432.00.

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