International General Certificate of Seconday Education (IGCSE)

The IGCSE is a rigorous two year curriculum that encourages high academic standards and is recognized internationally. Successful candidates are placed in one of eight categories : A*, B, C, D, E, F or G.

TIS IGCSE Subject Menu

CIE grouping 
First Language English | Second Language French | Second Language Spanish

TIS Grouping 
First Language English | Second Language French | Second Language Spanish | Literature in English

All students take First Language English and Literature in English. Students must choose either Spanish or French as a second Language

CIE grouping
Geography | History | Economics | Literature in English

TIS Grouping
Geography | History | Economics | Business Studies

CIE Grouping | Physics | Chemistry | Biology.

TIS Grouping | Physics | Chemistry | Biology.

CIE Grouping Mathematics Additional Mathematics

All students take Mathematics.
Additional Mathematics is optional.

CIE Grouping Art Music,Physical Education,Information and Communication Technology,Computer Science,Business Studies,*Drama,

TIS Grouping Art Music,Physical Education,Information and Communication Technology,Computer Science,Business Studies,*Drama,

The IGCSE provides a curriculum and methods of assessment appropriate for a wide ability range. It is designed as a two year curriculum programme leading to a certificate which is internationally recognized as equivalent in standard to the British GCSE and International GCE ‘O’ level examinations.

The aims of the IGCSE are:

  • To support modern curriculum development
  • To promote international understanding
  • To encourage good teaching practice
  • To set widely recognized standards.