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The Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (Cambridge IGCSE) is available through our sister organisation, Cambridge International Examinations. Their international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.
Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide and is an international passport to progression and success.
For schools, Cambridge IGCSE offers a flexible and stimulating curriculum, supported with excellent resources and training. For learners, Cambridge IGCSE develops skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving. It is the perfect springboard for advanced study, including Cambridge International AS and A Level and Cambridge Pre-U.
Over 2500 schools in the UK are now teaching Cambridge IGCSE.
All 70 Cambridge IGCSE subjects are available to independent schools in the UK. Many Cambridge IGCSE syllabuses are also regulated by Ofqual and these syllabuses are funded for teaching in state schools in England.
Details of Ofqual-regulated syllabuses can be found on the Cambridge IGCSE for UK schools page on the Cambridge International Examinations website.