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GCE A-Level Subject Prerequisites


Note: Subjects not shown in the table below have no pre-requisite.

MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCES

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  Subject

H1

  H2

Mathematics

No Pre-requisite

Achieved at least C6 in Additional Mathematics for Arts and Commerce students

Biology

Read Pure Biology or achieved at least C6 in Combined Science (Phy/Bio or Bio/Chem)

Achieved at least C6* in Pure Biology^ or achieved at least B4 in Combined Science (Phy/ Bio or Bio/Chem)^*

Chemistry

Read Pure Chemistry or achieved at least C6 in Combined Science (Phy/Chem or Bio/ Chem)

Achieved at least C6* in Pure Chemistry^ or achieved at least B4 in Combined Science (Phy/ Chem or Bio/Chem)^*

Physics

Read Pure Physics or achieved at least C6 in Combined Science (Phy/Bio or Phy/Chem)

Achieved at least C6* in Pure Physics^   or achieved at least B4 in Combined Science (Phy/ Chem or Bio/Phy)^*

HUMANITIES AND THE ARTS

Literature in English

Read Literature or achieved at least C5 in Combined Humanities or achieved at least C5 in English

Read Literature aO-Level or achieved at least B3 in Combined Humanities or achieved at least B4 in English

Mother Tongue Language & Literature (MTLL)

 Not Applicable

Achieved at least B3 in O-Level Mother Tongue (A2 or B3 students to pass proficiency test) or achieved at least C6 in Higher Mother Tongue.

General Studies in Chinese (GSC)

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(i) At least a C6 in O-Level Higher Chinese or (ii) A1 for GCE O- Level Chinese Language and must obtain at least an E grade or better for H1 Chinese Language at the GCE A- Level examination in PU1

Not Applicable


Note:

^ Students who wish to offer TWO H2 Sciences must meet the following requirements:

   - Achieve at least C6 in the relevant Pure Science subjects at O-Level or

  - Achieve at least B4 in one relevant Combined Science AND at least C6 in one relevant Pure Science at O-        Level or

  - Achieve at least A2 in the Combined Science subject with relevant components at O-Level.

* Students with Combined Science background or obtained C6 grade in Pure Science subject(s) at O-level for the H2 Science must complete a compulsory structured bridging programme.

` Students who obtained A2 in Chinese Language at GCE O-Level Examination will have to take a proficiency test and be assessed accordingly.