GCSE stands for General Certificate of Secondary Education. GCSEs are taken as a course of study before taking A Levels or a Foundation pathway. If you're interested in pursuing a course of study in the UK that leads to a UK university place, getting the right GCSE grades will help you get there.
Students typically study nine GCSE subjects with exams taken at the end of two years. You can choose one of five academic pathways depending on your interests and university ambitions. On our GCSE Pathway programme you'll develop the language, learning and cultural skills you need to succeed in the highly competitive world of higher education. You'll study in a welcoming environment, alongside students from all over the world.