After completing Class 10 from the IGCSE board, students join the Cambridge Advanced in grades 11th & 12th. Cambridge International A level is a two-year course. Students need to complete the Cambridge International AS level (Class 11) before moving to A level (Class 12). The Cambridge Advanced level course is quite flexible. The IGCSE Class 11 syllabus focuses on developing skills that will help students to prepare for future.
The IGCSE syllabus for Class 9 is grouped into five categories:
Group 1: English Language
Group 2: Chemistry/Accounting/Psychology/Economics/History
Group 3: Art & Design/Physics/Business/Geography
Group 4: Biology/Economics/Computer Science/IT/Global Perspectives
Group 5: Mathematics
Students are allowed to select any four subjects to study at both AS & A levels.
Business Studies: There are various topics that are included in the IGCSE syllabus like business structure, size of business, business objectives, stakeholders in business, external influences on business activity, external economic influences on business behavior, management and leadership, motivation, human resource management, business communication, market research, marketing mix, globalisation & international marketing, operations planning, capacity utilisation, lean production & quality management, project management, forecasting & managing cash flows, costs, budgets, accounting fundamentals, investment appraisal, strategic management, strategic choice, strategic implementation, etc.
Accountancy: The IGCSE syllabus for Accountancy contains various topics like the purpose of accounting, the accounting equation, the double-entry book-keeping system, books of prime entry, business documents, trial balance, correction of errors, bank reconciliation, etc.
Biology: The IGCSE Biology syllabus covers topics like cell structure, biological molecules, enzymes, cell membranes, mitotic cell cycle, gas exchange, infectious diseases, immunity, photosynthesis, selection & evolution, classification, biodiversity & conservation, genetic technology, etc.
Geography: Topics covered in the IGCSE syllabus are - water & carbon cycles, hot desert systems, coastal systems, hazards, glacial systems, global systems & global governance, changing places, contemporary urban environments, population & the environment, resource security, geographical skills, etc.
Geography: The IGCSE syllabus covers important topics like increase in world population, over-population & under population, causes of change in population size, population policies, population migration, factors affecting population density, settlement patterns, settlement hierarchy, use of urban land, urban problems & solutions, rapid urban growth, tectonic plates, impacts of urban growth, types & features of earthquakes & volcanoes, rivers & drainage basins, managing floods, coastal landforms - creation & deposition, coral reefs, weather and climate data use, equatorial climate, tropical rainforest ecosystems, deforestation, desert ecosystems, indicators of development, identifying inequalities, conserving natural resources, water management, nuclear power, agricultural systems, globalisation, etc.