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    If they are the same,then can you give the IGCSE exams privately,by studying in a GCSE school?
    And...whats the difference between CIE IGCSE and edexcle IGCSE?
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    (Original post by stardustsoul)
    If they are the same,then can you give the IGCSE exams privately,by studying in a GCSE school.
    They have different syllabuses. How can you take both at the same time?
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    They have different syllabuses. How can you take both at the same time?
    No, i am not giving both,I am just asking,if IGCSE can be given by taking GCSE courses and I have looked at both the syllabuses and..what are CIE and Edexcle IGCSEs?
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    (Original post by stardustsoul)
    No, i am not giving both,I am just asking,if IGCSE can be given by taking GCSE courses and I have looked at both the syllabuses and..what are CIE and Edexcle IGCSEs?
    You take GCSEs if that is what you are studying - they are two different exams. Which country are you in?
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    They have different syllabuses. How can you take both at the same time?
    I took IGCSE English as a First Language and GCSEs in everything else in my school. I doubt I would have been able to take both a regular English GCSE and and the IGCSE I took, but if the school makes it so, students can have a mix of both IGCSEs and GCSEs.

    (Original post by stardustsoul)
    No, i am not giving both,I am just asking,if IGCSE can be given by taking GCSE courses and I have looked at both the syllabuses and..what are CIE and Edexcle IGCSEs?
    If you take a GCSE exam, you get a GCSE. If you take an IGCSE exam, you get an IGCSE. So the answer is no.

    CIE and Edexcel are exam boards. IGCSEs, from what I remember, never have coursework, while GCSEs sometimes do. IGCSEs are taken by non-UK students in general, though they can be taken in the UK if a school decides that.

    But yes, you can do an IGCSE privately as long as you do not study it in school.
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    (Original post by Michiyo)
    I took IGCSE English as a First Language and GCSEs in everything else in my school. I doubt I would have been able to take both a regular English GCSE and and the IGCSE I took, but if the school makes it so, students can have a mix of both IGCSEs and GCSEs.
    I know you can't take both in a subject ... hence the question to the OP.
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    IGCSEs are the international version of GCSE. I took some GCSE and some IGCSE exams when I did my exams. Effectively my school just treated them like a different exam board. Unis and employers value them as the same.
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    I know you can't take both in a subject ... hence the question to the OP.
    Technically, you could, now that I think about it. It could be possible if you took the GCSE exams at a school and the IGCSE exam at another. :lolwut:
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    (Original post by Michiyo)
    Technically, you could, now that I think about it. It could be possible if you took the GCSE exams at a school and the IGCSE exam at another. :lolwut:
    One would count as a resit and the exams could clash with the OP's GCSEs which would be a nightmare.

    All exams taken have to be declared on UCAS which might make an application weak.
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    (Original post by Muttley79)
    One would count as a resit and the exams could clash with the OP's GCSEs which would be a nightmare.

    All exams taken have to be declared on UCAS which might make an application weak.
    I know I said it could be possible, not that it would be a good idea XD In fact, I think that would be a terrible idea and a waste of money and effort :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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