2 year (I)GCSE programme

  • Common programme generally lasts for 2 years, at Year 10-11
  • Approximate equivalent to HK’s Forms 4-5
  • Usually 8-11 subjects
  • Some subjects can be taken 1 year early depending on the school and the student

1 year (I)GCSE programme

  • For current Form 4 students or students about to enter Form 5
  • Commence in September or January every year
  • Usually only 5-7 subjects
  • More intensive workload; more suitable for students with better academic performance


  • Public examination takes place after the 2-year programme
  • Similar to the HKCEE in previous Hong Kong education system
  • Results range from Level 1 to 9, with Level 9 being the highest


  • To apply for A-Level programme in the UK (minimum requirement: Attaining Level 5 in more than 5 subjects) or Foundation programme for  university

Ampla’s (I)GCSE Courses

We offer both long-term regular lessons that focus on the understanding of fundamental knowledge in every subject, and short-term intensive classes that can efficiently improve students’ exam technique. Supplemented with structured IGCSE notes and adaptive homework plans, Ampla’s courses boost student grades effectively, with an average increase of 30% in 2 months.

We offer IGCSE classes in:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English Language & Literature
  • Geography
  • History
  • Latin/ Classical Civilisation
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages: Chinese/ French/ German/ Spanish
  • Physics

Ampla’s IGCSE Course Highlights

Following our initial diagnostic test, students will receive a personalised study plan:

  • 24/7 on-demand tutoring with our experienced IGCSE tutors (online/ face-to-face lessons available)
  • Full-length and single-section practice tests for assignment complemented by weekly timed quizzes and progress reports
  • Flexible teaching methods adapted to unique student needs

Strategic Plan

A week-by-week study plan specifically designed for you.

Targeted Approach

Review each topic with a focus on weaker areas, with condensed notes and study materials provided.

Practical Skills

Cover test-taking strategies including time management, making informed guesses and how to handle stress.

Exam Drill

Familiarise with different exam styles/ techniques/ mark schemes through practice papers.


With a strategic plan and targeted approach, Ampla's A-Levels courses effectively boost students' exam performance and help them secure the grades needed for university entrance.


University Admissions

Ampla's University Admissions Services range from consultation, college selection and personal statement guidance to test preparation, interview coaching and extra support.

Consulting Services

Admissions Success

Our Oxbridge and Ivy League consultants have helped students gain admissions to Cambridge, Oxford, Durham, LSE, UCL, KCL, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Columbia and more.

University Applications

Complimentary Consultation

Contact us now to schedule lessons and arrange a complimentary meeting with our dedicated UK university admissions specialists.