What courses does IGCSE Math include?
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- IGCSE is a 2-year International High School program for students in grade 9-10, managed by Cambridge, which is a solid foundation for further studies such as A-level or IB.
- There are more than 70 subjects in IGCSE, students will choose from 6 to 9 subjects, but usually, they will choose 6 subjects. Each subject is divided into 2 levels: Core and Extended.
- The scale used to evaluate the program is from A* to G. The usual scores accepted by schools must be from C or above.
- At the end of the program, students will take the exam organized by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) in two periods of the year, May-June and October-November. As with A-level, freelance candidates can register for the exam at British Council.
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There are 3 courses in IGCSE Math: Core, Extended and Additional. This special only appears in Math. Most of the subjects in the IGCSE program have only 2 courses that are Core and Extended.
IGSCE Math Core
- This is the most basic course for students in grade 9-10 and designed to best suit most of the students’ level. The course is for you with a C-G score target.
- Students will pass two papers, based on the basic content. Paper 1 consists of short questions with the duration of 1 hour, accounting for 35% of the assessment weight, up to 56 points. Paper 2 consists of consecutive essay questions with the duration of 2 hours, accounting for 65% of the assessment weight, up to 104 points.
IGCSE Math Extended
- The program includes knowledge in Core and adds advanced knowledge in the extension, for students with have good foundation in Math and close to higher levels such as A-level, IB…, towards the score from A* to E.
- Students will pass two papers, based on both basic and expanded content. Paper 1 consists of short questions with the duration of 1.5 hours, accounting for 35% of the assessment weight, up to 70 points. Paper 2 consists of consecutive essay questions with the duration of 2.5 hours, accounting for 65% of the assessment, up to 130 points.
IGCSE Math Additional
- IGCSE Math Additional for students not only has good foundation but also get broad range of knowledge about Math, designed to provide the transition process to higher levels such as A-level or IB.
- Students will pass two papers, paper 1 and paper 2, based on the content of knowledge learned at this level. Each paper lasts 2 hours with the maximum score of 80 points which accounting for an equal 50% of the assessment weight.
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