Cambridge iGCSE Combined Science

Cambridge iGCSE Combined Science

Course specification

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The exam can be taken at Foundation Tier (grades up to C) or Higher Tier (grades up to A*).

All candidates take three papers:

First Paper: Multiple choice questions; 45 minutes; 30% of total marks

Second Paper: Short answer and structured questions; 1 hr.15 mins; 50% of total marks.

Third Paper: 20% of total marks. There are three options:

Option 1: Coursework
Option 2: Practical test (1 hr. 30 mins)
Option 3: Alternative to practical (1 hr). This is an exam paper assessing the candidates understanding of laboratory methods and scientific investigations.

Private candidates will take Option 3.



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