Overview

A final stage of the UK school program. For students who plan to continue their education at the University level

Age: 16-17

Duration: 2 years

General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE Advanced Level) or A-level – is a school graduation qualification awarded to students completing a 2-year program. A-levels are equivalent to Russian EGE exams and A-level exams are sufficient for direct entrance to the UK universities and universities in over 40 other countries.

A-level program are split over 2 years – AS and A2 or Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth. In order to obtain full A-level qualification students take 4-6 modules for each subject with a separate exam for each module. The majority of students study 3 to 4 subjects, although more subjects are taken by academically dedicated students. Grades vary from A* to U. Top universities would usually expect a successful applicant to have AAA results, with conditional offers by Russell group universities start at BBB. Subject choice depends upon student’s university plans. Students who plan to study IT would typically pick Physics and Mathematics or Further Mathematics, while those wishing to study Medicine will need Biology and Chemistry.

A-level/International A-level Universities Recognition

Subjects

  • English language
  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Further Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Business
  • History
  • Geography

Program

Standard A-level program
  • 3 subjects
  • 18 lessons a week
  • 3 times a week
  • Morning
  • Up to 8 students in a class
Afternoon A-level program
  • 3 subjects
  • 9 lessons a week
  • 3 times a week
  • Afternoon
  • Up to 8 students in a class
Prep Program
  • 3 subjects
  • 3 lessons a week
  • once a week
  • Afternoon
  • Up to 8 students in a class
Online A-level program
  • 3 subjects
  • 6 lessons per week
  • 3 times a week
  • Afternoon
  • Up to 10 students in a class

Requirements

Standard A-level
  • Russian school 4+ or GCSE C+
  • Upper-Intermediate English or IELTS 5.5+
  • Entrance examinations
Afternoon and Online A-level program
  • Russian school 5 or GCSE B+
  • Upper-Intermediate English or IELTS 6.0+
  • Entrance examinations
A-level prep program
  • Upper-Intermediate English or IELTS 5.0+
  • Entrance examinations

Fees

40 000-115 000 rubles per month

Exams

A-level program are split over 2 years – AS and A2 or Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth. In order to obtain full A-level qualification students take 4-6 modules for each subject with a separate exam for each module. The majority of students study 3 to 4 subjects, although more subjects are taken by academically dedicated students. Grades vary from A* to U. Top universities would usually expect a successful applicant to have AAA results, with conditional offers by Russell group universities start at BBB. Subject choice depends upon student’s university plans. Students who plan to study IT would typically pick Physics and Mathematics or Further Mathematics, while those wishing to study Medicine will need Biology and Chemistry