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Cambridge O Level is an internationally recognised qualification equivalent to Cambridge IGCSE and the UK GCSE. It provides learners with excellent preparation for Cambridge Advanced as well as other progression routes.
Cambridge IGCSE and Cambridge O Level are equivalent qualifications grade for grade. Find out more about the different features of these qualifications.
Schools can choose from more than 40 Cambridge O Level subjects in any combination to create their own curriculum.
A wide range of training and support resources is available. They suit a variety of teaching methods and contexts.
Assessment takes place at the end of the course and includes written, oral and practical assessment.
Cambridge O Level leads to internationally recognised qualifications, accepted by leading universities and employers worldwide.
Cambridge O Levels are no longer on the timetable for administrative zones 1, 2 and 6. Schools in these zones wishing to take Cambridge O Level should contact us for alternative arrangements. If you are unsure which administrative zone your school is in, you can find out using our online tool.
Many schools have moved easily from Cambridge O Level to Cambridge IGCSE. Learn more about the different Cambridge IGCSE syllabuses to find the right alternative to the Cambridge O Level subjects that you offer.