PREPARATORY COURSE FOR SINGAPORE-CAMBRIDGE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (ORDINARY LEVEL) EXAMINATION

General Infomation

Nanyang Academy prepares students for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination. This qualification is widely recognised and valued by employers, education authorities and institutions of higher education throughout the world.

The Singapore-Cambridge O-Level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates.

The O-Level certificate itself is an internationally recognised qualification that can be used to apply for tertiary education in the Commonwealth countries and in the United States of America. Local junior colleges, polytechnics and private institutes also require prospective students to possess the O-Level certificate for admission.

Our programme thoroughly prepares private candidates for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level Examination with intensive lessons daily. Upon passing or obtaining outstanding results for the exam, students may opt to pursue their tertiary education in local junior colleges, polytechnics, private institutes or overseas colleges and institutes. Illustrated below is an education progression chart.

Course Details

1)   Course Title PREPARATORY COURSE FOR SINGAPORE-CAMBRIDGE GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (ORDINARY LEVEL) EXAMINATION (9 MONTHS)
2)   Course Duration (in months)  9 or 24
3)   Full-time or Part-time Course  Full-time
4)   Course Commencement Date 1st March for 9 Months Course
2nd January for 24 Months Course
5)   Course Completion Date 30th November for 9 Months Course
30th December for 24 Months Course
6)   Total Contact Hours  790 for 9 Months Course
1880 for 24 Months Course
7)   Qualification

(Name of award to be conferred on the Student upon successful Course completion)

–    Certificate of Completion awarded by Nanyang Academy
–    Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate after successful completion of GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations
8)   Organisation which develops the Course Nanyang Academy
9)   Organisation which awards/ confers the qualification –    NANYANG ACADEMY
–    MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SINGAPORE AND UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS
10) Course entry requirement(s)

 

–    At least 15 years old
–    Have successfully completed Senior Middle 1 or Grade 10 or its equivalent
–    Have obtained a pass in English exam
11) Course schedule with modules and/or subjects English Language (Compulsory)

Elementary Mathematics (Compulsory)

Additional Mathematics

Physics

Literature in Chinese

Chinese

Higher Chinese

Combined Science

Admission Pre-requisites

Local Students (9/24-month programme)

Applicants must:

  • Be above 15 years of age as of 1st January of the year of enrolment
  • Have successfully completed Junior High School, Secondary 3 or its equivalent
International Students (9-month programme)

Applicants must:

  • Be above 15 years of age as of 1st January of the year of enrolment
  • Have successfully completed Senior Middle 1 or Grade 10 or its equivalent
  • Have obtained a pass in English
International Students (24-month programme)

Applicants must:

  • Be above 14 years of age as of 1st January of the year of enrolment
  • Have successfully completed Middle School or Grade 9 or its equivalent
  • Have obtained a pass in English

Mode of Assessment

1. Internal Assessment – all internal assessments will be in the form of written papers
  • For the 12-month programme, 4 Examinations will be conducted
  • For the 24-month programme, 8 Examinations will be conducted.
2. External Assessment – GCE ‘O’ Level Examination [www.seab.gov.sg]
  • Registration for GCE ‘O’ Level Examination is in March
  • Chinese Listening Comprehension and Oral Examination from June to July
  • English Listening Comprehension and Oral Examination in August
  • Examinations for all other subjects will be held from October to November
  • Students will sit for a preliminary examination at Stalford Academy in preparation for the actual ‘O’ Level examinations.

Requirements for Completion of Course

  • Local Students (Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents) and Dependent’s Pass holders must achieve at least 75% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.
  • International Students (Student’s Pass holders) must achieve at least 90% attendance and not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reasons.

Course Fees

Fees Breakdown Total Payable

(with GST, if any) (S$)

 

Application Fee (non-refundable)

Progromme Fee

Course Fee

Notes and Materials Fee

Laboratory Fee

Internal Assessment Fee

Medical Insurance Fee

Student’s Pass Fee

 

 

500.00

 

13,200.00

900.00

1,000.00

600.00

100.00

120.00

 

Total Course Fees Payable:  1,6420.00
No of Instalments:  4
Fees Breakdown Total Payable

(with GST, if any) (S$)

 

Application Fee (non-refundable)

Programme Fee

Course Fee

Notes and Materials Fee

Laboratory Fee

Internal Assessment Fee

Medical Insurance Fee

Student’s Pass Fee

 

 

500.00

 

28,800.00

2,400.00

1,600.00

1,200.00

200.00

120.00

 

Total Course Fees Payable: 3,4820.00
No of Instalments:  12

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Nanyang Academy’s ‘O’ Levels preparatory course aims to thoroughly prepare private candidates for the GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations, which are national level assessments jointly organized and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates.