Cambridge International AS and A Level Chemistry is designed to build on the skills acquired at Cambridge IGCSE (or equivalent) level. The syllabus includes; main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, current applications of chemistry, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are evaluated in a practical examination. The emphasis remains on the understanding of concepts and the application of chemistry ideas in innovative contexts, as well as on the acquisition of knowledge. This course encourages creative thinking and develops problem-solving skills, which are transferable to any future career path.
Cambridge International AS and A Level Physics is designed to build on the skills acquired at Cambridge IGCSE (or equivalent) level. The curriculum includes the main theoretical concepts which are fundamental to the subject, current applications of physics, and a strong emphasis on advanced practical skills. Practical skills are evaluated in a practical examination. The emphasis remains on the understanding of concepts and the application of physics ideas in innovative contexts, as well as on the acquisition of knowledge. This course encourages creative thinking and develops problem-solving skills, which are transferable to any future career path.
Cambridge International AS and A Level Mathematics is designed to build on the skills acquired at Cambridge IGCSE (or equivalent) level. The curriculum allows teachers to choose from three different routes to Cambridge International AS Level Mathematics: Pure Mathematics only, Pure Mathematics and Mechanics or Pure Mathematics and Probability and Statistics. Teachers can also choose from three different routes to Cambridge International A Level Mathematics depending on the choice of Mechanics, or Probability and Statistics, or both, in the broad area of ‘applications’.
The Business Studies syllabus enables learners to understand the nature and scope of business, and the role it plays in our society. The curriculum covers; economic, environmental, ethical, governmental, legal, social and technological issues, and offers a critical understanding of organizations, the markets. Students gain an understanding of the management of organizations and, in particular, the process of decision-making in a dynamic external environment.
Through the Cambridge International AS and A Level Economics syllabus, students learn how to explain and analyze economic issues and arguments, evaluate economic information, organize, present and communicate ideas and judgments clearly. The curriculum covers a range of basic economic ideas, including; an introduction to the price system and government intervention, international trade and exchange rates, the measurement of employment and inflation, and the causes and consequences of inflation. Students also gain an understanding of the price system, the theory of the firm, market failure, macroeconomic theory and policy, and economic growth and development.
The Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science syllabus aims to encourage students to develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of computer science and how computer programs work in a range of contexts. The course includes topics including; information representation, communication and Internet technologies, hardware, software development, and relational database modelling. As they progress, students develop their computational thinking and use problem solving to develop computer-based solutions using algorithms and programming languages.
The Cambridge International AS and A Level Sociology syllabus offers students the opportunity to not only to explore the processes that are shaping current trends, but also to develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human societies and their continuities with the past. The curriculum of this course aims to stimulate awareness of contemporary social, cultural and political issues, and focuses on the importance of examining these issues in a rigorous, reasoned and analytical way.
Cambridge International AS and A Level English Language aims to give students the opportunity to study English language and its use in contemporary communication. The curriculum encourages a critical response to texts in a range of forms, styles and contexts, and promotes skills of communication, reading, research and analysis. Through their study, students develop an ability to read and analyze material, gaining further knowledge and understanding of English language features and issues, and writing clearly, accurately, creatively and effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Literature in English
The Cambridge International AS and A Level English syllabus provides students with range of texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. Set texts are offered from a wide range of different periods and cultures. Through this curriculum, students develop skills of reading and analysis of texts, and are encouraged to undertake wider reading to aid understanding of the texts studied. Additionally, they are taught skills of effective and appropriate communication including the ability to discuss the critical context of texts.
The Cambridge International AS Level Urdu syllabus is aimed at enabling students to achieve greater fluency, accuracy and confidence in the written language, and improving their communication skills. Through this subject, they learn how to improve their use of Urdu in a variety of situations, understand how to read texts and other source materials, and how to extract information, and respond to questions in writing.
The Cambridge International AS and A Level Psychology syllabus aims to enrich students with appreciation of the subject by exploring ways in which psychology is conducted. As part of the course, students review important research; this provides an insight into the ways in which psychology has been applied, thereby leading to a better understanding of key themes and issues. The curriculum reflects five core areas of psychology; cognitive, social, physiological, developmental and the psychology of individual differences.
The Cambridge International AS and A Level Accounting syllabus enables students to apply their accounting knowledge and understanding in order to analyze and present information, give reasoned explanations, and make judgments and recommendations. The curriculum covers topics such as the recording of financial information, accounting principles and control systems, and the preparation of final accounts for a variety of different organizations and businesses. Students learn about raising capital by shares and loans, ratio analysis and cost accounting, and the preparation of cash flow statements, cash flow analysis, and standard costing and investment appraisal, among other topics.