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Management Development Institute of Singapore

Singapore , Singapore ,Singapore

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

The Preparatory Course for Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) is designed for students who have completed GCE O-Level with acceptable results, to gain access to undergraduate studies locally and internationally.

Upon completion of the course, students will sit for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced 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 A-Level certificate is a qualification recognised internationally and valued by universities and employers alike. It allows students to gain entry into local and overseas universities to further their education.


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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

3 Credits in GCE O-Level / Year 10 or equivalent
Minimum Age: 17 (as at 1st January of the year of GCE A-Level examinations)
Language Proficiency: At least a Pass (Grade C6) in GCE O-Level / Year 10 English / Certificate in English (CIE) or equivalent / Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS / Achieve score of 75 and above in Duolingo English Test or equivalent

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.