Cambridge Pre-U

Cambridge Pre-U is a new post-16 qualification that prepares learners with the skills and knowledge students need to succeed at university. It promotes independent and self-directed learning in preparation for undergraduate study.
Cambridge Pre-U is currently available in 27 Principal Subjects, and Global Perspectives and Research – an extended project qualification. We developed Cambridge Pre-U with input from universities and higher education. All syllabuses develop in-depth subject knowledge and skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, team working, independent learning and effective communication.

Schools can enrich their curriculum by offering Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives and Research (GPR). This is taught as two successive one-year courses: Global Perspectives develops research and thinking skills during the first year, preparing students for the extended project in the second year (the Research Report). Learners can achieve the Cambridge Pre-U Diploma by taking Cambridge Pre-U GPR with three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects (one or two can be substituted for A Levels).

Cambridge Pre-U is underpinned by a clear set of educational aims:
• Encouraging the development of well-informed, open and independent-minded individuals
• Promoting deep understanding through subject specialisation, with a depth and rigour appropriate to progression to higher education
• Helping learners to acquire specific skills of problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, team-working, independent learning and effective communication
• Recognising the wide range of individual talents and interests
• Promoting an international outlook and cross-cultural awareness.

Art History (9799)Art and Design (Unendorsed) (9798)Art and Design 3D Design (9832)Art and Design Fine Art (9830)Art and Design Graphic Communication (9831)Art and Design Lens Based Imagery (9834)Art and Design Textile Design (9833)Biology (9790)Business and Management (9771)Chemistry (9791)Classical Greek (9787)Classical Heritage (9786)Comparative Government and Politics (9770)Economics (9772)English (9765)French (9779)French (Short Course) (1342)Further Mathematics (9795)Geography (9768)German (9780)German (Short Course) (1343)Global Perspectives & Research (9777)History (9769)Italian (9783)Italian (Short Course) (1346)Latin (9788)Mandarin Chinese (9778)Mandarin Chinese (Short Course) (1341)Mathematics (9794)Mathematics (Statistics with Pure Mathematics) - Short Course (1347)Music (9800)Philosophy and Theology (9774)Physics (9792)Psychology (9773)Russian (9782)Russian (Short Course) (1345)Spanish (9781)Spanish (Short Course) (1344)Sports Science (9793)
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