University of Cambridge’s A’ Level Arts

 

JPT/BPP(R2/010/3/0060)(A1852)05/22,KL
JPT/BPP(R/010/3/0337)(A11274)04/20,Penang

The University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications. It is also the most recognised pre-tertiary qualification that allows students to gain entry into renowned universities worldwide – including the UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.

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That is because universities worldwide recognise Cambridge International A/AS Level as a stepping stone for a university education. Some US universities give up to a year’s credit as a result.

Cambridge International A/AS Level is an internationally benchmarked qualification taken in over 125 countries.

A’ Level is an entry qualification for degrees in Law, Accounting, Business Management, Commerce, Economics, Finance, IT and Communication, Marketing, Journalism, Mass Communication and many more.

Students enrolling on the University of Cambridge A Level Arts programme can enroll

On a Full-Time Basis
  • Minimum 3 subjects
  • Maximum 4 subjects

The subjects available for students intending to pursue this qualification include :

  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • English Literature
  • Course duration: 15 – 16 months depending on the intake.
Entry Requirements : 5 Credits at SPM

KL Campus – Intake day: 6th January 2020

Law - 9084

The syllabus will provide students with a sound knowledge and understanding of the role of the law and its institutions in an ever-changing society. The syllabus thus encourages courses which will provide a basis of factual legal knowledge. It will also allow students to develop: a critical awareness of legal concepts and structures of the changing nature of law in society and of proposals for reform; the technique of logical thinking and of the clear communication of arguments and conclusions; the ability to analyze and solve legal problems through the application of legal rules and principles. Candidates will be assessed on the English legal system, Law of Contract and Law of Tort.

English Literature - 9695

Students following the A and AS Level English syllabus will study a range of texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. Set texts are offered from a wide range of different periods and cultures. Students will develop skills of reading and analysis of texts, and are encouraged to undertake wider reading to aid understanding of the texts studied. They will learn skills of effective and appropriate communication including the ability to discuss the critical context of texts.

Business Studies - 9707

The Business Studies syllabus enables students to understand and appreciate the nature and scope of business, and the role it plays in society. The syllabus covers economic, environmental, ethical, governmental, legal, social and technological issues, and encourages a critical understanding of organizations, the markets they serve and the process of adding value. Students examine the management of organizations and, in particular, the process of decision-making in a dynamic external environment.

Accounting - 9706

The Advance and AS Level Accounting syllabus enables students to apply their accounting knowledge and understanding in order to analyze and present information, give reasoned explanations, and make judgements and recommendations. The syllabus covers topics such as the recording of financial information, accounting principles and control systems, and the preparation of final accounts for a variety of different organizations and businesses. Students learn more about raising capital by shares and loans, ratio analysis and cost accounting, and also study the preparation of cash flow statements, cash flow analysis, the repayment of share capital, and standard costing and investment appraisal, among many other topics.

Economics - 9708

Through the Advance and AS Level Economics syllabus, students learn how to explain and analyze economic issues and arguments, evaluate economic information, and organize, present and communicate ideas and judgements clearly. The syllabus covers a range of basic economic ideas, including an introduction to the price system and government intervention, international trade and exchange rates, the measurement of employment and inflation, and the causes and consequences of inflation. Students also study the price system, the theory of the firm, market failure, macroeconomic theory and policy, and economic growth and development.

Mathematics - 9709

Advance and AS Level Mathematics builds on the skills acquired at SPM (or equivalent) level. The syllabus allows Centers flexibility to choose from three different routes to AS Level Mathematics – Pure Mathematics only or Pure Mathematics and Mechanics or Pure Mathematics and Probability and Statistics. Centers can choose from three different routes to A Level Mathematics depending on the choice of Mechanics, or Probability and Statistics, or both, in the broad area of ‘applications’.