Cambridge Advanced is typically for learners aged 16 to 19 years who need advanced study to prepare for university and higher education. It offers learners two routes: Cambridge International AS Level and Cambridge International A Level,
Thousands of learners worldwide gain places at leading universities every year with Cambridge International AS & A Levels. The syllabuses develop a deep understanding of subjects and independent thinking skills.
Schools have a choice of subjects and the freedom to offer them in almost any combination. Learners can specialise or study a broad range of subjects.
The syllabuse prepares learners for university study, which is why universities worldwide value and recognise Cambridge International AS & A Level qualifications.
Cambridge International AS & A Level develops learners’ knowledge, understanding and skills in:
In-depth subject content
Applying knowledge and understanding to new as well as familiar situations
Handling and evaluating different types of information source
Thinking logically and presenting ordered and coherent arguments
Making judgements, recommendations and decisions
Presenting reasoned explanations, understanding implications and communicating them logically and clearly
Working and communicating in English.
Cambridge International A Level is typically a two-year course, and Cambridge International AS Level is typically one year. Some subjects can be started as a Cambridge International AS Level and extended to a Cambridge International A Level.
Following subjects are available at TSA Ayanambakkam Campus.
Travel and Tourism (from 2020)
Art and Design
Cambridge AICE Diploma
The Cambridge AICE Diploma is made up of individual Cambridge International AS & A Levels, which have widespread international standing as educational qualifications.
By demanding knowledge from three different subject groups, plus the core compulsory subject, Cambridge International AS Level Global Perspectives & Research, the Cambridge AICE Diploma provides a broad curriculum with a balance of maths and science, languages, arts and humanities, and interdisciplinary subjects. It maintains flexibility and choice by allowing students to choose subjects at different levels.
To achieve the Diploma, all learners will need to study and pass the revised Cambridge International AS Level Global Perspectives & Research (9239). This skills-based course challenges learners to think critically, analyse evidence and compare perspectives. The learning is assessed through a team project and presentation as well as a written examination.
There are a range of Cambridge International AS and A Level subjects to choose from across four subject groups:
Group 1: Mathematics and Sciences
Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Group 2: Languages
English, Hindi, French, Tamil
Group 3: Arts and Humanities
Accounting, Art and Design, Business, Economics, Travel and Tourism
Group 4: Interdisciplinary subjects (optional)
English General Paper, Thinking Skills
Learners must achieve at least one credit from each of Groups 1, 2 and 3. A maximum of two credits can count from Group 4, which is optional.