International GCSE

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (International GCSE) is equivalent to a traditional UK GCSE. This is the world’s most popular qualification for secondary school students who are typically aged 14-16, and is used as access to further tertiary education.


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Why choose International GCSE?

  • The International GCSE is recognised in over a hundred countries, and provides evidence of academic ability worldwide.
  • It aims to develop vital educational skills, including recall of knowledge, oral skills, problem solving, initiative, teamwork and investigative skills.
  • University Admission Points are awarded to students for their International GCSE marks.
  • Completion of the NSC Grade 9 syllabus is the standard entry point to International GCSE courses.
  • International GCSEs can also be applied for at any time, by anybody who wishes to become qualified to an international standard.
  • Employers, universities and colleges will almost always require applicants to have specific International GCSE grades of C or above.

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