Course Synopsis

The Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) Examination is conducted annually in Singapore. University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Singapore and the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) are joint examining authorities for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level Examination. The GCE A-Level certificate is a qualification that is internationally recognised and valued by local and overseas universities. It provides students with the most ideal foundation for university studies.

Furen International School is one of the appointed CIE centres in Singapore, fulfils the requirements of CIE, and is authorised to conduct courses for the Singapore-Cambridge A-Level General Certificate of Education. Established in 2000, Furen International School is a Council for Private Education (CPE) registered Private Education Institution (PEI) certified under EduTrust Certification Scheme.

Furen International School offers the Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examinations. This course prepares students for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examinations and equips them with critical thinking and comprehensive skills set for pursuing university education or for future career developments. Students who pass at least 1 H1 or H2 subject in the examination will receive a Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level from the joint authority of CIE and MOE. Those with good results can look forward to pursuing a university or other forms of tertiary education in Singapore or overseas.

Module Synopses
General Paper (8807)
This subject aims to enable students to better understand the world in which they live by fostering a critical awareness of continuity and change in the human experience. By the end of the course, students are expected to demonstrate their understanding of the nature of knowledge by appreciating the inter-relationship of ideas from across disciplines and their skills of critical thinking, evaluation of argument and effective communication.

Mathematics (9740)
This subject aims to enable students to acquire the necessary mathematical concepts and skills for everyday life, for continuous learning in Mathematics and related disciplines, and to develop the necessary process skills for the acquisition and application of mathematical concepts and skills. It is also intended to develop students’ logical thinking and problem solving skills and apply these skills to solve problems in different areas.

Physics (9646)
This subject builds on the content coverage at GCE O-Level. It aims to consolidate and broaden students’ understanding and knowledge in physics. It strives to provide a worthwhile educational experience to students and to develop their ability and skills that are relevant to study and practice of science which are useful in everyday life. It is also intended to develop students’ attitude to appreciate objectivity, integrity, accuracy and inventiveness and the awareness of cooperative and cumulative effort in scientific study.

Chemistry (9647)
This subject builds on the content coverage at GCE O-Level. It is intended to prepare students with a broader base of practical chemistry and particularly to develop their appreciation of the finite life of the world’s resources and hence the need for recycling and conservation. Students are expected to show economic consideration and concern about the social, environmental, health and safety issues relating to the chemical industry and to recognize the usefulness and limitations of scientific methods.

Chinese Language (8631)
This subject aims to provide students with the necessary language ability to interact with people around them. Students will be able to understand what others are saying and provide appropriate and in-depth responses; read and understand abstract topics; detect and infer messages from written texts; differentiate and discuss various styles of writing; and handle a wide variety of formal writing.

Principles of Accounting (9755)
The subject aims to provide candidates with a foundation course in accounting at a breadth and depth appropriate to the A Level. It is designed to provide candidates with a sound understanding of financial and managerial accounting procedures and an appreciation of its role in society.

ChineseLanguage & Literature (9556)
This subject aims to enhance the ability of students to understand, speak and write the Chinese language. Students will have to understand, appreciate and analyse the following type of written Chinese works:

  • Classic and contemporary poetry
  • Contemporary short novels
  • Contemporary drama
  • Martial arts novels

Scope of Study
All lessons will be conducted following the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) A-Level syllabus.

This is an 18 months full-time course with all lessons held on campus. There are 6 contact hours per school day, 5 days per week for a total of 30 contact hours per week.

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