One or two year programmes that offer progression to A level, University Foundation or International Baccalaureate. GCSE/Pre programmes provide you with a high quality secondary education foundation ready for you to decide on the right study pathway to a UK university.
1. GCSE: The GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) is a flexible two year programme which provides a broad and solid secondary education. The qualification is internationally recognised and is normally obtained after two years study. The programme prepares you perfectly to go on to study A level, International Baccalaureate or University Foundation Programme before you go to university.
Quick Facts: Age:14+; Hours per week: 30+ hours; Start dates: September, January or April
2. Pre-programme: Pre-programme is a course following a GCSE approach, but for one year or less. Students can take GCSE exams in some subjects depending on the progress they make. The focus of the programme is preparation for A level or IB.
Quick Facts: Age:15+; Hours per week: 30+ hours; Start dates: September, January or April