Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (IGCSE)

Provided by Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

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Awarded by SEAB


Course introduction

Introduction


MDIS College is recognised as a registered school of Cambridge Assessment International Education, the only exam board wholly owned by a world-leading university, the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge IGCSE is one of the world’s most popular international qualifications for students. It is recognised as a reliable record of attainment for entry into universities and colleges worldwide, and is an international academic passport to progression and success.

Cambridge IGCSE is comparable to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level system and the United Kingdom’s General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE). Cambridge IGCSE examinations are held twice a year (May/June and Oct/Nov) and candidates are to register with MDIS College before the closing dates.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


5 Months (Intensive) 12 Months (Year 7/8) 12 Months (Year 10) /
24 Months (Upper Secondary)
  • English – First Language
  • Mathematics
  • Science – Combined
  • Accounting
  • English - First Language
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Cambridge Global Perspectives
  • Chinese - Second Language
  • English – First Language
  • English – Second Language
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics – Additional
  • Physics
  • Accounting
  • Business Studies
  • Chinese – Second Language
  • Science – Combined
 

 



Entry Requirements


Local Application
Admission Requirements
5 Months (Intensive)

Completed at least Secondary Four Education or equivalent
Minimum age: 14
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Four English / Certificate in English (CIE) awarded by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

12 Months (Year 10)
Completed at least Secondary Three Education / Year 9 or equivalent
Minimum age: 14 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Three English / Year 9 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

24 Months (Upper Secondary)
Completed at least Secondary Two Education / Year 8 or equivalent
Minimum age: 13 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Two English / Year 8 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

International Application
Admission Requirements
12 Months (Year 7)

Completed at least Primary Six Education / Year 6 or equivalent
Minimum age: 12 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Primary Six English / Year 6 English / Pass MDIS Certificate in English (CIE) Level 1 or equivalent / Achieve score of 55 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

12 Months (Year 8)
Completed at least Secondary One Education / Year 7 or equivalent
Minimum age: 13 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary One English / Year 7 English / Pass MDIS Certificate in English (CIE) Level 1 or equivalent / Achieve score of 55 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

12 Months (Year 10)
Completed at least Secondary Three Education / Year 9 or equivalent
Minimum age: 14 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Three English / Year 9 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

24 Months (Upper Secondary)
Completed at least Secondary Two Education / Year 8 or equivalent
Minimum age: 13 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Two English / Year 8 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Full-time:
5 Months (Intensive),
12 Months (Year 7/8/12),
24 Months (Upper Secondary)



Fees & Funding


Fees & Structure (Local)

Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
5 Months (Intensive)*  S$3,424.00  S$316.14
12 Months (Year 10)^  S$12,840.00  S$1,228.84
24 Months (Upper Secondary)^  S$25,680.00  S$1,278.09
* For 2-subject combination
^ For 5-subject combination


Application fees: S$107.00

Fees & Structure (International)
Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees
12 Months (Year 7/8)^  S$17,120.00  S$3,388.10
12 Months (Year 10)^  S$16,050.00  S$3,384.89
24 Months (Upper Secondary)^  S$35,310.00  S$3,721.70
^ For 5-subject combination

Application fees: S$481.50
Note:
  • All fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
  • Local Students: non-tuition fees include MDIS membership fee, experience workshop, course material, medical insurance, Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) insurance, internal examination administrative fee.
  • International Student: non-tuition fees include MDIS membership fee, experience workshop, course material, medical insurance, medical outpatient insurance, Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) insurance, international students administrative and consultation fee, internal examination administrative fee.
  • Application fee is non-refundable.

 

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