Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE)
is an international diploma students earn through an advanced curriculum and
written assessment program offered during the junior and senior years.
AICE is a rigorous, internationally recognized pre-university curriculum and
examination program designed for highly motivated, academically able students.
A and AS Level Biology builds
on the skills acquired at IGCSE level.
AS level course content includes:
cell structure, biological molecules,
enzymes, cell membranes and transport, cell and nuclear division, genetic
control, transport in multicellular plants and transport in mammals, gas
exchange, infectious disease, immunity, and ecology. A level offered as
The AICE biology
course fosters creative thinking and problem-solving skills which are
transferable to any future career path.
Where can studying biology lead?
General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is the Cambridge preparatory
curriculum for the freshmen and sophomore years. This course develops
students' skills in creative thinking, inquiry and problem solving, and gives
them excellent preparation for the next stage in their education.
Course content includes: principles of biology,
flowering plants, human physiology, genetics and heredity, organisms and their
environment, evolution, diversity of organisms, micro-organisms and humans, and
development of biological ideas observation.
Did you know?
Students who earn the Cambridge AICE Diploma qualify for
100% Bright Futures.
The purpose of this course is
to provide rigor through exploratory experiences, laboratory and real-life applications in the
The content includes: the nature of science (matter, energy, and chemical
processes of life), cells (biology, reproduction, and communication), genetics
(principles, molecular basis, diversity, and biotechnologies), levels of
organization (classification and taxonomy), structure, function, reproduction of plants, animals, and microorganisms,
(interdependence of organisms, humans, and the environment), biological
selection, adaptations, changes through time, agricultural, food,
and medical technologies as well as
careers in biological fields.
Laboratory investigations are an integral part of this course
and include the use of scientific inquiry research, measurement, laboratory
technologies, dissection, and proper safety procedures.
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