Products and Services
Our innovative products and services for learners, authors and customers are based on world-class research and are relevant, exciting and inspiring.
About Cambridge University Press & Assessment
We unlock the potential of millions of people worldwide. Our assessments, publications and research spread knowledge, spark enquiry and aid understanding around the world.
No matter who you are, what you do, or where you come from, you’ll feel proud to work here.
Country information pages
Country and language sites
About International Education
Why choose us
Find out how to become a Cambridge school
Programmes & qualifications
Support & training for schools
News & blog
Cambridge Outlook magazine
Keep up to date with news from Cambridge and its schools around the world.
Cambridge IGCSE Marine Science stimulates learners' interest in science of the marine world and enhances their understanding of its relevance to society. The syllabus:
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
For the first time, this course will be available to all our schools worldwide. We have updated this syllabus to make it appropriate for learners around the world, providing a coherent introduction to marine science. The new syllabus is clearer and more consistent with our wider Cambridge IGCSE science suite to support teachers who are teaching more than one science syllabus and help students to have a coherent experience in their science learning.
To support teachers and learners, we have:
The updated syllabus is for examination from June 2024 onwards. Examinations are available in June and November.
Please see the 2024-2026 syllabus above for full details.
We are developing a comprehensive range of resources to help teachers deliver this updated syllabus.
We aim to provide a scheme of work and other relevant classroom resources. Example Candidate Responses will be available following the first examination in 2024. Visit the School Support Hub from June 2022 onwards for details.
Cambridge IGCSE Marine Science syllabus (First edition) (Cambridge University Press)
This resource offers full syllabus coverage. Activities and questions help to solidify knowledge, whilst practical exercises ensure that students have frequent opportunities to apply what they have learned. A digital coursebook is also available.
Read more on the Cambridge University Press website
Find out more about our competition for Cambridge IGCSE students aged 14-16.
For some subjects, the syllabus states that grade descriptions will be made available after first assessment in 2020, 2021 or 2022.
Publication of grade descriptions was paused in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the temporary changes to the grading standard that have been in place for 2020, 2021 and 2022. We are currently working on producing these grade descriptions. This work will make sure that grade descriptions reflect examination outcomes appropriately and are based on the more stable grading standard that we expect to have in place for June 2023 onwards.
We provide a wide range of support so that teachers can give their learners the best possible preparation for Cambridge programmes and qualifications. For teachers at registered Cambridge schools, support materials for specific syllabuses are available from the School Support Hub (username and password required).
Use our videos and teaching materials to deliver engaging lessons and explain challenging topics and skills to your learners.
Sign up for updates about changes to the syllabuses you teach