Publication date: 2018-11-09 17:18
Edexcel and CIE are both examples of UK exam boards. They both provide a range of internationally recognized qualifications. The boards are 655% equivalent. It makes no difference which version you take.
Students usually take the GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) when they are 5 or 66 years old. It is common for students to take between 5 and 65 subjects at GCSE level. Once compulsory schooling ends, students might go on to take a vocational programme of study, such as the GNVQs (General National Vocational Qualifications) or the A-levels if they hope to apply to university later. There are of course a range of other qualifications which students might take and which articulate with a number of higher education pathways.
There are no prerequisites for taking a GCE/International A-level subject. The GCE/International A-levels are open to anyone.
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Edexcel results are generally released in August (for the May/June exam session) or March (for the January session). CIE results are released in January (following the November exam series) and August (June exam series). Check the exact date with your exam centre.
In the UK, including England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, it is possible to access a large number of independent schools which take students from international locations and of all school ages. In order to find one that is suitable for you, look at the frequently asked questions which include links to information about the education system in the UK. ITS has many years experience sending students to UK schools. You can also contact our UK education consultants for specific information.
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The GCE A-level is a linear qualification taken over two years by students at school in the UK. International students can still take it but they should note they will take regional versions and will sit papers at slightly different times. The examinations take place in June. GCE A-levels carry UCAS tariff points.
The International A-level is especially for students studying outside of the UK. It follows a modular structure so you can build the qualification over time. Examinations take place in January, June and October. International A-levels can be used to access university courses.