What are AS Level and A Level in CIE?

By Madhurie Singh, May 31, 2016

Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS Level) and Advanced Level (A Level) are subject-based qualifications usually taken in the final two years of high school class 11-12.

What is CIE?

AS Level is typically a one-year programme of study, while A Level typically takes two years.
The syllabuses are international in outlook but retain local relevance.
Each AS Level is awarded 1 credit and a full A Level is awarded 2 credits.

From 2017, students are required to achieve a minimum of 7 credits, including the AS in Global Perspectives & Research as a compulsory subject.
The Subject Groups in As/A Level are:
English, Mathematics, Science
Languages, Humanities, Technology
Social Sciences, The Arts General Studies

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