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The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an academically rigorous, internationally used curriculum which is offered to students to prepare them for International Baccalaureate, A Level and BTEC Level 3.
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The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is an academically rigorous, internationally used, and specialized English language curriculum which is offered to students to prepare them for International Baccalaureate, A Level and BTEC Level 3 (which is recommended for higher tier students).

It is based on the GCE O-Level and is recognised as being equivalent to the GCSE.

The IGCSE was developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations. The examination board Edexcel offers its own version, the Edexcel International GCSE.

In many countries outside the UK IGCSE is used largely for languages, arts and the humanities. However recent changes to the GCSE curriculum has meant some schools in the emirates reconsidering the IGCSE option.

More on the recent changes to the GCC here



64 UAE Schools offering IGCSE

School name Community City
Abu Dhabi International School Al Rowda Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi International School MBZ branch Mohammed Bin Zayed City Abu Dhabi
Ajman Academy Muwaihat Ajman
Al Ain English Speaking School Falaj Hazzaa Al Ain
Al Ain International Academy Al Sarooj Al Ain
Al Ain Juniors School Falaj Hazzaa Al Ain
Al Ameen School Al Nahda Dubai
Al Ansar International School Al Gharayen Sharjah
Al Basma British School Old Al Bahya Abu Dhabi
Al Bateen Academy Al Manaseer Abu Dhabi
Al Dhafra Private School, Abu Dhabi Mohammed Bin Zayed City Abu Dhabi
Al Dhafra Private School, Al Ain Manaseer Al Ain
Al Diyafah High School Al Qusais Dubai
Al Mamoura Academy Abu Dhabi Al Nahyan Abu Dhabi
Al Ruwais Private School (formerly Choueifat) Ruwais Abu Dhabi
Al Sadiq Islamic English School Al Qusais Dubai
Al Salam Private School Al Nahda Dubai
Al Shohub School Khalifa City A Abu Dhabi
Al Yasmina Academy Al Raha Gardens Abu Dhabi
Amity International Al Bahya Abu Dhabi
Arab Unity School Al Mizhar Dubai
British International School Abu Dhabi Shakhbout City Abu Dhabi
Cambridge High School Abu Dhabi Mussafah Abu Dhabi
Cambridge International School Dubai Garhoud Dubai
Capital School Al Nahda Dubai
Cranleigh Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island Abu Dhabi
Creative British School Abu Dhabi Mussafah Abu Dhabi
Deira International School Festival City Dubai
Dubai British School Jumeirah Park Jumeirah Park Dubai
Dubai Carmel School Al Qusais Dubai
Dubai Gem Private School Oud Metha Dubai
GEMS Al Barsha National School Al Barsha Dubai
GEMS Cambridge International School Abu Dhabi Baniyas East Abu Dhabi
GEMS FirstPoint School The Villa Dubai
GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail Al Khail Dubai
GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai Al Sufouh Dubai
GEMS Westminster School Sharjah Al Moweilah Sharjah
GEMS Winchester School Fujairah Fujairah Fujairah
Ibn Seena English School Al Shahba Sharjah
International School of Creative Science, Muwaileh Muweileh Sharjah
Merryland International School Mussafah Abu Dhabi
Nord Anglia International School Dubai Al Barsha Dubai
Our Own English High School Fujairah Al Faseel Fujairah
Oxford School Al Muhaisnah Dubai
Providence English Private School Al Gharayen Sharjah
Queen International School Hor Al Anz Dubai
Raffles International School - West Umm Suqeim Dubai
RAK Academy Dafan Al Khor Ras al-Khaimah
Reach British School Baniyas East Abu Dhabi
Repton (Fry Campus), Junior & Senior School, Abu Dhabi Al Reem Island Abu Dhabi
Repton School Dubai Nad al Sheba Dubai
Rosary School, Muweilah, Sharjah Muweilah Sharjah
Scholars International Academy, Sharjah Al Gharayen Sharjah
School of Research Science Al Qusais Dubai
Sheffield Private School Al Nahda Dubai
St Mary's High School Ras Al Khaimah Khalifa bin Zayed City Ras al-Khaimah
Star International School Al Twar Dubai
Sunmarke School Jumeirah Village Triangle Dubai
The Arbor School Al Furjan Dubai
The City School International Nad Al Hamar Dubai
The International School of Choueifat Abu Dhabi Al Mushrif Abu Dhabi
The Winchester School Jebel Ali Dubai
Victoria English School Al Azra Sharjah
Wesgreen International Muweilah Sharjah

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