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Preparatory Course for Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Upper Secondary

Cambridge Assessment International Education

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PSB Academy’s School of Foundation Studies offers the Cambridge IGCSE, developed and awarded by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), United Kingdom, to students aged 15 and above.  It is recognized by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success. Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.

We have also been registered as a Cambridge IGCSE Exam Centre for our students. Our Exam Centre provides full support and service to students and ensures integrity of the exam system. 

“Cambridge IGCSE is accepted by leading universities and employers worldwide as evidence of academic ability, providing an international passport to progression and success.” 


Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this programme, students can gain entry into the following:

Awarded by PSB Academy:

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This is a 12 to 24 months’ programme.

Programme Structure

Students have the option to enroll with 3 core and 2 elective subjects out of the 6 subjects offered for the extended curriculum papers.

Students who successfully complete the examinations will be awarded with Cambridge IGCSE certificate with reference to the subjects which they passed.

Assessment and Examination

Cambridge IGCSE assessment takes place at the end of the programme, and can include written, oral, coursework and practical assessment dependent on the subjects. Cambridge IGCSE examination sessions occur twice a year, in June and November. Results are issued in August and January. 

Programme Outline

Core Subjects:

  1.       Business Studies or Science - Combined
  2.       English - First Language
  3.       Mathematics

Elective Subjects:

  1.       Accounting
  2.       Business Studies or Science - Combined
  3.       Chinese – Second Language


July & February  



Programme Details

Contact Hours

1750 (Full time) - 5 days per week * 5 hours per day 

Maximum Candidature Period

Up to 4 years.

Delivery Mode

Mode of Teaching will be classroom delivery and students will have to do a final examination.

Qualified teachers will be preparing the students for the international examinations through revisions, practicing past year papers and building on examination techniques.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 10 students are required before commencement of classes.

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

Academic Level: Completed ‘N’ level in relevant subjects or attempted relevant subjects at ‘O’ level

Language Proficiency: Please contact us for more details


International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

Academic Level: Year 8

Language Proficiency: PSB Academy CEP Level 5 or IELTS 5.0



Local Student

Per year Fee: S$9000*

* All fees exclusive of GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks 
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International Student

Per year Fee: S$18000*

* All fees exclusive of GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks 
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