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Cambridge Pre-U addresses the needs of teachers, students and universities by:
Assessment of Cambridge Pre-U takes place at the end of the course. This linear structure creates more time for teaching and learning, free from the interruptions of modular exams.
Cambridge Pre-U reports achievement on a scale of nine grades:
The top grade, Distinction 1, reports achievement above Grade A* at A Level. Cambridge Pre-U is suitable for all students who would achieve a pass at A Level.
Students can take Cambridge Pre-U syllabuses separately and receive a grade for each one. Or they can take the full Cambridge Pre-U Diploma. To achieve the Diploma, students must take at least three Cambridge Pre-U subjects (or a combination of Cambridge Pre-U subjects and up to two A Levels) plus Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives and Research.
Download the Cambridge Pre-U Diploma syllabus