Students who wish to pursue an advanced education at a British university are often required to take A-levels. These are tests that assess a student’s proficiency and probability of finding success in a specific field.
Students who pursue a Master of Science or Master of Arts degree may enjoy enhanced career prospects and better earning potential. Master’s degrees require more advanced study than undergraduate degrees and may be required before entering a doctorate program.
A-levels are internationally recognised qualifications. Universities in many countries will accept three A level A-C grades as meeting the admissions criteria across a w
A-levels are internationally recognised qualifications. Universities in many countries will accept three A level A-C grades as meeting the admissions criteria across a wide range of courses.
A-levels are all taught in small groups of shared tuition.
At Greene’s, there is a core list of CIE A levels – shown in the table below – from which students can choose any three.
Core A level subjects
Science A levels also require additional time for practical work – typically about three hours per week.
CIE A level exams take place in November and May/June of each year and each A level course is divided into two parts: A first year part called “AS” and a second year part called “A level”. Students generally take their AS exams at the end of their first year of A level study and their A level exams at the end of their second year. If needed, AS exams can be retaken the following November or May/June during the student’s second year of A level study at Greene’s....