The AICE Diploma (Advanced International Certificate of Education) is a two-year, pre-university certificate for secondary students, designed and administered by the University of Cambridge in England; and examined by an International Body of Curriculum and Assessment. The AICE Diploma itself is designed to be a two-year program made up of AS or A-Level courses. AS or A-Level exams are currently being offered in over 100 countries.
Each year, our students, upon completing the Advanced level, acquire the mandatory skills and knowledge of the Cambridge University curriculum.
The qualifications guaranteed by Cambridge University give access to the most prestigious universities in the world, such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, and Yale.
In Portugal, students obtain the equivalence required by Portuguese universities through “Portaria 779/98”.
The school aims to develop internationally minded people who commonly share a concern for the planet’s guardianship, and help create a better and more peaceful world.
For students looking for a more challenging high school experience or for a chance to earn college credit, many high schools offer several advanced college-level program options. The newest one of these is the Cambridge AICE, an international diploma program created through Cambridge University in England.
The A-Level curriculum engages students in a small number of subjects and develops in-depth knowledge. The A-Level is also the traditional preparation for entry to world-renowned British universities and is also recognized by universities globally.
A-levels are widely regarded as the ‘Gold Standard’ qualification for top universities in Britain, and the rest of the world. This prestigious course is internationally acknowledged as evidence of the most demanding and rigorous intellectual training.
A-Level Subject choices
Our learners must choose three subjects from a range of assessment options to gain Cambridge International A Level qualifications
Math and Physics
Design and Technology or one language English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu.
Career Path Examples: Technical writerChemical engineer, Meteorologist, Data analyst, Systems analyst, Civil engineer, Design engineer and Process engineer.
History and Sociology
business or one language Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu.
Career Path Examples: teaching and academia, heritage and museums, the Civil Service, policy and thinktanks, creative industries, media and journalism, marketing and public relations and law and accountancy;
Art & Design and Media Studies
Design and Technology, or one language Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu.
Career Path Examples: Digital marketer, broadcasting/film/video, Social media manager, Television/film/video producer, Web content manager, Arts administrator, Broadcast journalist, Event manager, Film director, Marketing executive and Photographer
Design & Technology Group
Design and Technology + Physics + one language.
Career Path Examples: Accelerator Operator, Applications Engineer, Data Analyst, Design Engineer, Teacher, IT Consultant, Lab Technician, Laser Engineer, Graphic designer, Interior designer, Industrial designer, Video game designer, Art director, Web developer and Civil engineer.
Social Sciences Group
Business and Math + History or one language
Career Path Examples: Economist/Economic analyst, Investment administrator, Financial service manager, Securities broker, Market research analyst, International trade specialist, Strategic planner and Commodities trader.
Biology and Physical Education + Business, or one language
Career Path Example: Sports science, PE teacher, Physiotherapist, Professional sportsperson, Sports coach/consultant, Sports policy at local and national level, Diet and fitness instructor and Personal trainer.
Chemistry, Biology + Math or Marine Science, or one language
Career Path Examples: Laboratory technician, Forensic science technician, Biomedical technician, Clinical specialist, Research associate, Research analyst, Environmental scientist and Microbiologist.
History, Global Perspectives and
Career Path Examples: Tourism Management, Interpreter and Teacher
This course is for the ablest students who are seeking places on competitive degree courses at the most elite universities in the UK or internationally. A-levels are essential for any student considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge University, or to medical school. Our learners can choose from a range of assessment options to gain Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications:
Students entering the 6th Form (secondary) at Prime School will find themselves immersed in a microcosm. Teachers aim to make the transition from the 5th Form as painless as possible. In this way, students go on to complete academic courses while also enjoying the wealth of opportunities that our holistic approach to education provides.
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