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Cambridge International AS & A Level Global Perspectives and Research prepares learners for positive engagement with our rapidly changing world.
Learners broaden their outlook through the critical analysis of - and reflection on - issues of global significance. The Cambridge International AS & A Level Global Perspectives and Research syllabus is based on skills rather than on specific content. Learners develop research, thinking, reasoning and communication skills by following an approach to analysing and evaluating arguments and perspectives called the Critical Path. Collaborative skills are enhanced through participation in a team project. The skills gained through study of Cambridge International AS & A Level Global Perspectives and Research enable students to meet the demands of twenty-first century learning and to make a successful transition to study in higher education.
From the June 2016 examination series, this syllabus will replace Cambridge International AS Level Global Perspectives (8987).
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Cambridge International AS Global Perspectives and Research is not regulated by Ofqual and is therefore not funded for teaching in state schools in England. We do offer Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives (Short Course) (1340) and Cambridge Pre U Global Perspectives and Research (9777) for schools in the UK. Both these syllabuses are regulated by Ofqual.
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