Our Online GCSE Science Course is the international version or IGCSE. The IGCSE provides knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts, principles, themes and patterns. Through studying this course, you will learn to form hypotheses and design experiments to test them. You will also learn about how science affects the world in everyday life. You will gain basic knowledge in biology, chemistry and physics which will prepare you for more advanced study in each of these three subjects.
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This course will teach you the Edexcel IGCSE Science syllabus (4SD0). You'll study 3 units:
For a full breakdown of course content, download the IGCSE Science Brochure.
All of your lessons and assessments are available on CloudPort - our Moodle-based learning environment (Moodle VLEs are used by most colleges and universities in the UK).
Start with lesson 1 and work through the course in a linear pathway or choose to jump to the section that you need. Your learning is completely flexible and allows you to set your programme of learning around the skills you need.
Submit assessments as you work through the course. Get instant results and feedback on activities to track your progress. Use these assessments as learning launchpads, allowing you to focus your time on the topics you need to brush up on.
You will have access to all course materials, assessments and tutor support for 12 months from the day of enrolment. Extensions are available for students who wish to study over a longer period.
You are not alone! You will be assigned a personal 1:1 tutor on your day of enrolment. Your tutor will remain by your side, throughout your learning journey until you get qualified.
All tutors are qualified teachers and subject matter specialists who will ensure you have the correct guidance and support when you need it. As a CloudLearn student you will have unlimited access to tutor support.
CloudLearn GCSEs and A-Levels are structured around formative assessments allowing you to test your knowledge as you work towards qualification. Before taking your exam you will submit a mock exam to give you the practise you need before the big day.
When ready we arrange your exam. We have agreements with exam centres all over the UK. Our students also take advantage of preferential pricing due to the volume of students we channel to exam centres.
As part of your enrolment service package we will make all the arrangements for your final exam. This includes locating a centre and booking the relevant exam/s. Exam fees are additional.
Exam fees can be bundled using the Exam Bundles drop down when adding to basket. Have a look on our Exams Page for a detailed explanation of this service.
The Edexcel IGCSE Science exam is available in January and May/June each year. It is assessed over 3 exam papers:
We generally ask that you book written exams at least 6 months in advance.
Booking your exam after the booking deadline will incur late fees (available for one month after deadline) and high late fees (available up until exam entry closure).
Choose to pay in full or spread the cost over our 6 months interest-free payment plans.
We offer longer payment plans of 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. These extended plans are subject to interest. For more details contact our student advisors on 0330 111 4006 or visit our payment plan page.
By participating in our Online GCSE Science Course you will acquire a comprehensive skill set that can be useful in a wide-range of subjects and professions. Through developing an appreciation of the practical nature of science, you will acquire experimental skills based on correct laboratory techniques. You will also learn to be a responsible, conscientious and self-regulated learner through an appreciation of the importance of safe experimental work and accurate reporting as scientific methods.
Additionally, you will learn the benefits of open-mindedness and social responsibility through evaluating, in terms of their scientific knowledge and understanding, the benefits and drawbacks of real-life applications of science, including their everyday, industrial and environmental aspects. You will also be tasked with using your new knowledge and understanding in innovative and creative forms. Furthermore, you will bolster your organisational and communication skills as you will be expected to select, prepare and present information clearly and logically, using appropriate scientific terms and conventions. We also hope to show you the benefits of continuous learning and intellectual curiosity by inspiring a sustained enjoyment of, and interest in, the scientific world.
Therefore, by participating in CloudLearn Online GCSE Science Course, not only will you be prepared for more advanced courses in each of the three scientific disciplines, you will gain invaluable skills that will set you apart from other candidates in your chosen degree or career-path.
Online GCSE Science Course Edexcel