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When we revised our syllabuses, we consulted extensively with some of the world’s leading higher education institutes – including the University of Cambridge, Harvard and MIT. We wanted to check that the syllabuses continue to develop the skills universities require. They told us that what really helps learners succeed at university is a firm grasp of the subject’s key concepts:
Our revised syllabuses identify the underlying key concepts in Cambridge International AS and A Level subjects. These key concepts give learners the opportunity to study aspects of their subject in significant detail. They develop a depth of understanding and thinking skills that lay a strong foundation for university study.
The revised Cambridge International AS & A Level syllabuses are listed below.
New support resources for the redeveloped Cambridge International AS and A Level syllabuses are available now. Read more.
Syllabuses for first examination in June 2018
Download the new syllabuses for first teaching in September 2016 and for first examination in June 2018.
Syllabuses for first examination in June 2017
Download the new syllabuses for first teaching in September 2015 and for first examination in June 2017. For Cambridge schools in India the first assessment of these syllabuses will be March 2017.
For an overview of these two syllabuses download the syllabus outline.
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To help you deliver the revised syllabuses effectively we are developing a comprehensive support package for each subject.
You can also explore our revised Cambridge International AS & A Level syllabuses in a brand new way through the Teacher Support site. Read more.