IGCSE

Cambridge IGCSE

International General Certificate of Secondary Education

 

  • 14 to 16 years old.

 

Ranum Efterskole College has a lot of students who choose to come here to finish their education and get some internationally recognised qualifications that prepare them for further education, either the advanced levels here at Ranum or abroad.

We offer a wide range of Cambridge IGCSE subject that can be combined according to interests and competences. Students must choose 5 subjects.

Subjects

ENGLISH FIRST LANGUAGE

  • For students whose native language is English. The student will develop the skill to communicate clearly, correctly and effectively, both orally and written. He/she will acquire a large vocabulary and learn proper grammar and written production of texts. The student will develop general analytical and communicative skills.

 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

  • For students who have experience with the language and wish to strengthen their understanding as well as develop their academic skills further. The goal is that the students will get a deeper knowledge of the language, learn to use the language and build the foundation for further education.

 


INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS

  • For students who would like a profile that complements the IB profile and, students who wish to acquire solid mathematical abilities. Students will learn to develop strategic solutions to open problems and strengthen their mathematical abilities. Furthermore, the students will be introduced to the use of "graph calculator".

 


COORDINATED SCIENCE

  • For students who would like to study Biology, Chemistry or Physics in a cross-curricular context. The students will acquire a theoretical and a practical understanding of the basic principles in each individual subject as well as acquire an understanding of the scientific methods and skills that make up the foundation for further education.

 


GEOGRAPHY

  • For students who wish to understand the world on a local, regional and global scale. Among other things, the students will examine various natural and man-made environments, examine the way humans interact in their environment and analyse the possibilities and challenges an environment brings with it. The goal is to achieve a deeper knowledge of the different communities and cultures in the world.

 


GERMAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • For students who would like to learn Chinese (mandarin). The goal is to develop communicative competences, such as listening, reading, speaking and writing Chinese. The students will gain knowledge about the culture and civilisation of the Chinese speaking countries.

MANDARIN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • For students who would like to learn Chinese (mandarin). The goal is to develop communicative competences, such as listening, reading, speaking and writing Chinese. The students will gain knowledge about the culture and civilisation of the Chinese speaking countries.

 


FRENCH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • For students who would like to learn Chinese (mandarin). The goal is to develop communicative competences, such as listening, reading, speaking and writing Chinese. The students will gain knowledge about the culture and civilisation of the Chinese speaking countries.

 


SPANISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • For students who would like to learn Chinese (mandarin). The goal is to develop communicative competences, such as listening, reading, speaking and writing Chinese. The students will gain knowledge about the culture and civilisation of the Chinese speaking countries.

 


GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

  • For students who would like to try a ground-breaking new subject which is a cross-curricular subject that involves all traditional subjects. The goal is to develop the students' ability to think critically while at the same time being open towards different viewpoints of various global challenges/situations.

 


BUSINESS STUDIES

  • Business studies is for students who wish to understand how companies act in the public and in the private sector. During lessons you will get the answer to the question of why innovation is vital in this area. Furthermore, you will learn how a company is structured and how it is regulated in different contexts.


DANISH

  • Mandatory subject for international students at Ranum Efterskole College, whose mothertongue is not Danish. The goal is to develop the communicative abilities of the students and give them an insight into Danish language, culture and heritage.

All subjects follow the Cambridge IGCSE curriculum and specialised teachers teach in English. All subjects are assigned a minimum of 120 teaching lessons per year.

Exams and certification

 

IGCSE exams, marked from A* to G, in all subjects. A* is awarded for the excellent performance. All grades higher than F means passing the exam, but in order to study e.g. Advanced Levels or IB it is commonly expected that the student has a minimum of 5 C's. Should students wish to study advanced levels in one or more subjects, Ranum Efterskole College would advise students to achieve at least B grades in the exams.

 

IGCSE is comparable to the english GCSE, but with an international perspective.

 

Cambridge IGCSE is the worlds most popular international education programme for students aged 14-16. It is internationally recognised - both universities and companies all over the world consider this education a solid foundation for progress and success.

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