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

Take A Levels in 10 Months. Enter University!
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Our students have entered …

National University of Singapore

Singapore Management University

Nanyang Technological University Singapore

University of London

University of Tasmania

University of Buffalo

… and other universities

7 powerful A Level success stories

– Science subjects didn’t work out for him. Switching to A Level History and Business got him into a local university. [Read]

– He was not satisfied with his A Level grades in JC. At Inspire, he scored straight As for all subjects. [Read]

– Home schooler achieved 1A and 2Bs at his first A Level attempt! He was offered a choice of Economics or Engineering at two local universities. [Read]

– She studied overseas and was unsure if she could cope with the curriculum in Singapore. At Inspire, she passed all her subjects on her first attempt at A Levels. [Read]

– His polytechnic diploma’s GPA was insufficient to qualify for a local university. But taking A Levels at INSPIRE helped him to enter a Business course. [Read]

– He rediscovered his aptitude and passion for English and got accepted into a Linguistics course at a local university. [Read]

– She dropped out of a top JC, was depressed but that didn’t stop her from getting into university. [Read]

Our satisfied students & parents



“Impossible is spelt ‘I M Possible’. If I can do it, so can you.”


(entered an Arts and Social Sciences course at NUS after taking his third attempt at A Levels with INSPIRE)


1A and 2Bs in 10 months

“I am very happy with my results and I really owe it to the teachers here. They are very experienced and targeted in their approach, and very patient."

(offered a choice of Economics and Engineering courses at two local universities)



2As and 1B in 10 Months

"I would like to express my thanks towards INSPIRE for helping me achieve such stellar grades despite my time constraints."

(entered a Business degree course at a local university)


"Just wanted to say thank you to your team for helping Jonathan achieve such results… considering that he spent only 10-11 months, you all must have done a splendid job!"

– Parent of Jonathan (entered National University of Singapore)



"From this short period of time, I have learned a lot and the centre has helped me build up the knowledge I needed for my A Levels."

Our dedicated teachers who truly care



Bernard Ng

H2 Economics & H2 Management of Business  Specialist


Bernard Chen

H2 History Specialist


Mr Yong

H2 Mathematics Specialist


Mr Ho

General Paper / Literature Specialist


Ms Chew

English Language and Linguistics / Literature Specialist

INSPIRE’s A Level course

6 reasons why INSPIRE is the best choice for A Level private candidates

14 years experience of nurturing students since 2007

Dedicated teachers who truly care

Small conducive class size

Progress reports & awards for good progress

Structured curriculum & lessons throughout the year

(no March/June holidays)

Academic Prize
Award of $2,000
for achieving 4 As

How are classes conducted

Course Info

Students enrolling must

  • Have completed 10 years of formal education or high school / secondary education.
  • Be at least 17 years old on Jan 1st of the year of examination.
  • English language requirement of minimum C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level English or 5.5 scores in IELTS or equivalent  or equivalent or pass INSPIRE’s English Test

  • H1 General Paper (COMPULSORY SUBJECT)
  • H1/H2 Mathematics (Math)
  • H2 Economics (Econ)
  • H2 Management of Business (MOB)*
  • H2 Principles of Accounting (POA)
  • H2 Literature in English (Lit)
  • H2 English Language & Linguistics (ELL)^
  • H1 / H2 History (Hist)

Other subjects (e.g. Mother Tongue, Geography, Science (Theory / Practical) may be registered for the examination.

*H2 MOB must be taken together with H2 Econ.

^H2 ELL is subject to availability

# MOE exam registration will be handled by the centre for students.

Subject materials will be given as per topic taught.

Subject entry pre-requisites:

  • Mathematics: H1 level – Minimum D for GCE ‘O’ Level Mathematics OR equivalent / H2 level – Minimum B for GCE ‘O’ Level Additional Mathematics OR equivalent
  • H2 Literature in English: Minimum C in GCE ‘O’ Level English and/or pass in GCE ‘O’ Level Literature OR equivalent.
  • H2 English Language & Linguistics: A grade in GCE ‘O’ Level English and/or A grade in GCE ‘O’ Level Literature OR equivalent.
  • H1 / H2 History: Minimum B in GCE ‘O’ Level English and/or B in GCE ‘O’ Level History/Elective History.
  • H2 Management of Business – Must be taken with H2 Economics

Course duration

  • 10 Jan 2022 to 9 Nov 2022.
  • Ongoing intake till 10 Mar 2022. Late entry fees apply from 10 Feb 2022 and admission will be considered on a case by case basis.

Full-time course

  • Duration – 3h x 5 days x 10 months = 600h
  • Contact hours -9.5h per week x 10 months = 380h

Part-time course

  • Duration – 2h x 3 days x 10 months = 240h
  • Contact hours – 3.5h per week x 10 months = 140h

Course delivery

  • Average teacher to student ratio 1:9 to 18
  • Face-to-face and online classes

Internal Assessments

  • Mid-year test and prelim exams in September.

External Examination

  • The Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination in November – December.

Expected Examination Results Release Date

  • Results are released usually in late February the following year of the examination.

Course Completion

  • Students have to sit for the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) Examination in order to complete the A level course.

Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum number of subjects I need to take?
To be eligible for the course, the minimum is 3 subjects.
What is the cost of the course?
It depends on the subjects taken as well as number of subjects due to discounts accorded by the Centre. Please download the prospectus for the course fees.
Why is there a variance in cost depending on the subjects taken as well as number of subjects?
Discounts are accorded by the Centre’s directors for selected subjects taught by them.
Are there other subjects that I can take with INSPIRE?
Please email us at for the availability of other subjects not listed on this website.

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