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Management Development Institute of Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

Preparatory Course for Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

MDIS College is recognised as a registered school of Cambridge Assessment International Education, the only exam board wholly owned by a world-leading university, the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge IGCSE is one of the world’s most popular international qualifications for students. It is recognised as a reliable record of attainment for entry into universities and colleges worldwide, and is an international academic passport to progression and success.

Cambridge IGCSE is comparable to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE O-Level system and the United Kingdom’s General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE). Cambridge IGCSE examinations are held twice a year (May/June and Oct/Nov) and candidates are to register with MDIS College before the closing dates.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Full-Time Positions (Non-Academic & Academic)

Academic Positions (Part-Time)
Associate Lecturer(s) will be appointed on part-time basis to cater to short-term teaching requirements. After the recruitment process has concluded, the official appointment will take place three (3) to six (6) months prior to the commencement of classes or it will be subject to the availability of teaching classes.

Applicants must possess a recognised University degree. Any other relevant professional qualifications, industry experience and pedagogical training would be advantageous.

PSW Opportunity

PSW is 1yr

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission Requirements

12 Months (Year 7)

Completed at least Primary Six Education / Year 6 or equivalent 
Minimum age: 12 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Primary Six English / Year 6 English / Pass MDIS Certificate in English (CIE) Level 1 or equivalent / Achieve score of 55 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent
12 Months (Year 8)

Completed at least Secondary One Education / Year 7 or equivalent
Minimum age: 13 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary One English / Year 7 English / Pass MDIS Certificate in English (CIE) Level 1 or equivalent / Achieve score of 55 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent
12 Months (Year 10)

Completed at least Secondary Three Education / Year 9 or equivalent 
Minimum age: 14 years old 
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Three English / Year 9 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent
24 Months (Upper Secondary)

Completed at least Secondary Two Education / Year 8 or equivalent
Minimum age: 13 years old
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Two English / Year 8 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / IELTS score of 4.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent