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Cambridge Pre-U is a post-16 qualification that prepares learners with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed at university. It promotes independent and self-directed learning in preparation for undergraduate study.
In November 2019 we announced that we will be withdrawing Cambridge Pre-U. The last examinations for all subjects will be June 2023, with a resit available in June 2024. We are withdrawing five low-entry subjects – Latin, Classical Greek, Psychology, Russian and Italian – one year earlier, in June 2022 with a resit available in June 2023. Please read our announcement for more information.
Cambridge Pre-U is available in 24 Principal Subjects, and Global Perspectives and Research – an extended project qualification.
Support for Cambridge Pre-U teachers includes training workshops, curriculum resources, discussion forums and education events.
Assessment takes place at the end of the course creating more time for teaching and learning, free from the interruptions of modular exams.
UK universities accept Cambridge Pre-U and recognition is growing internationally, including in the US, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Germany and The Netherlands.