Online International GCSE Combined Science (Single 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 (Single Award) 9-1
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 International GCSE Combined Science (Single 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 International GCSE Combined Science (Single Award) are held every year in the January and June examination period. If you need more help or advice regarding studying this course, contact one of our helpful team for more assistance.
International GCSE Combined Science (Single 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
- Qualification gained by sitting three exam papers.
- Paper 1 – Biology (paper code: 4SSO/1B). Written examination: 1 hour.
- Paper 2 – Chemistry (paper Code: 4SSO/1C). Written examination: 1 hour.
- Paper 3 – Physics (paper Code: 4SSO/1P). Written examination: 1 hour.
- This qualification can be sat in combination with single science subjects.
- Qualification is graded 9-1.