Online IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award) Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I study the course? Online.
Where can I study from? UK or Internationally.
How long is the course? 1 year.
Are there entry requirements? No.
What certificate do I get? Edexcel Combined Science (Double Award) 9-1 (x 2)
What can I do with the qualification? Study A-Levels, BTEC Level 3 Diplomas, International Baccalaureates (IB).
What level is the course? Equivalent to Level 2 Diplomas, USA GED, Hong Kong HKCEE, Singapore O-Level, Indian CBSE.
Are exams included? No, you have to book these separately.
When can I enrol? At any time.
Your online IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award) course will come with full tutor support for the length of your studies. You will have access through an online learning portal to all materials and information that you need to study and learn in preparation for your examinations.
Examinations for IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award) are held every year in the January and June examination period. Although only one course, you are awarded with two IGCSE grades for successfully completing the course. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.
IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award) Syllabus
This course will cover the following areas of study:
- Unit 1: Biology 1
Module 1: The nature and variety of living organisms
Module 2: Structure and functions in living organisms
Module 3: Reproductions and inheritance
Module 4: Ecology and the environment
Module 5: Use of biological resources
- Unit 2: Chemistry 1
Module 1: Principles of chemistry
Module 2: Chemistry of the elements
Module 3: Organic chemistry
Module 4: Psychical chemistry
Module 5: Chemistry in society
- Unit 3: Physics 1
Module 1: Forces and motion
Module 2: Electricity
Module 3: Waves
Module 4: Energy resources and energy transfer
Module 5: Solids liquids and gases
Module 6: Magnetism and electromagnetism
Module 7: Radioactivity and particles
- The Edexcel International GCSE in Science (Double Award) specification is assessed via three papers – Chemistry, Biology and Physics. Students are awarded two International GCSE grades from 9 -1.
- Paper 1 – Biology (paper code: 4SCO/1B). Written examination: 2 hours.
- Paper 2 – Chemistry (paper code: 4SCO/1C). Written examination: 2 hours.
- Paper 3 – Physics (paper code: 4SCO/1P). Written examination: 2 hours.