IGCSE Combined Science (Double Award)

Online course (Edexcel)

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£420 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
12 Months
Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Double Award Science (Double Award)
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
  • Tutor is available to students

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This International GCSE Combined Science Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed.

This course will help students develop an enthusiasm and interest in the scientific world, appreciating the significance of science in wider personal, social, environmental, economic and technological contexts, with a consideration of ethical issues. This course is also available under the awarding body Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).


Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Double Award Science (Double Award)
Awarded by Edexcel


This Edexcel International GCSE in Science (Double Award) comprises three externally assessed papers covering the following subjects:


  • The nature and variety of living organisms
  • Structures and functions in living organisms
  • Reproduction and inheritance
  • Ecology and the environment
  • Use of biological resources


  • Principles of chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Organic chemistry


  • Forces and motion
  • Electricity
  • Waves
  • Energy resources and energy transfer
  • Solids, liquids and gases
  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Radioactivity and particles
  • Astrophysics

There are three exam for this International GCSE, all of which are 2 hours long. Grades 9-1 are available.

Specification code

IGCSE Science (Double Award) Edexcel: 4SD0

This course can also be taken under the awarding organisation Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)

Specification code

IGCSE Science (Double Award) CIE: 0973

Who is this course for?

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.


You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Career path

International GCSE Combined Science could lead on to further study in Biology, Chemistry or Physics at A-level or other science-related subjects or more vocationally-related courses.

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Alana asked:

how many GCSEs is this exam equivalent to?


Hi Alana This is equivalent to two IGCSEs. Kind regards Student Support

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