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Management Development Institute of Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level)

The Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) is designed for students of age 14 years old and above, who aspire to acquire a qualification that is recognised by many countries and progress to higher education and vocational studies.

Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) which is conducted jointly by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Ministry of Education, Singapore and the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).

The GCE O-Level system is equivalent to the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examination taken by students in the United Kingdom.

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

10 Months

Completed at least Secondary 3 Education / Year 9 or equivalent
Minimum Age: 15 (as at 1st Jan of the year of GCE ‘O’ Level examinations)
Language Proficiency: Secondary 3 English / Certificate in English or equivalent / IELTS 5.0 or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent
16 Months

Completed at least Secondary 3 education or equivalent
Minimum Age: 15 (as at 1st Jan of the year of GCE ‘O’ Level examinations)
Language Proficiency: Secondary 3 English / Certificate in English or equivalent / IELTS 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

Completed at least Secondary Two Education / Year 8 or equivalent
Minimum Age: 14
Language Proficiency: Completed Secondary Two English / Year 8 English / MDIS Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent