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Course Information for 2021

  1. The GCE A-Level requires students to take General Paper (GP), Project Work (PW) and Mother Tongue Language (MTL) at H1 level. Students are also required to take up 3 H2 and 1 H1 content-based subjects, where at least one is a subject from a contrasting discipline. 

  2. Alternatively, students who have met SAJC’s requirements can also choose to study 4 H2 subjects, of which at least one must be from a contrasting discipline. 

  3. In order to be exempted from MTL, students are required to obtain at least a D7 for Higher Mother Tongue subject at GCE O-Level Examination. Students who offer Mother Tongue B Syllabus (MTB) at GCE O-Level Examination will continue with MTB at GCE A-Level.

  4. The following tables show the 3 H2 and 1 H1 Subject Combinations offered in SAJC for 2021. These combinations will only be offered if there is sufficient demand. 

Arts Subject Combinations

Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H1

3A1

Economics

Geography

History

One of the following Science subjects:

Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

3A2

Economics

Geography

Literature

3A3

Economics

History

Literature

2A1

Economics

Geography

Math

A different subject from the H2 Arts Subjects:

Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

 OR

A different subject from the H2 Science subjects:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

2A2

Economics

History

Math

 

Science Subject Combinations

Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H1

3S1

Biology

Chemistry

Math

One of the following Arts subjects:

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

3S2

Chemistry

Physics

Math

2S1

Biology

Economics

Chemistry

2S2

Biology

Economics

Math

A different subject from the H2 Arts subjects:

Economics, Geography, History, Literature, China Studies in English

OR

A different subject from the H2 Science subjects:

Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

2S3

Chemistry

Economics

Math

2S4

Chemistry

Geography

Math

2S5

Physics

Economics

Math

 

Note:

At most ONE of the following subjects may be used to replace one H2 subject in the above combinations provided students fulfil the contrasting subject requirement:

• H2 Art

• H2 Chinese Language & Literature (with the exception of 3A2 and 3A3)

• H2 Tamil Language & Literature (with the exception of 3A2 and 3A3)

 

  1. For subject combinations with low demand, the College reserves the right to decide whether such subject combinations would be offered.

 

  1. In choosing your subject combination, it is critical that you consider the course you would like to pursue at the tertiary level. 

 

  1. The following tables show the 4 H2 Subject Combinations offered in SAJC for 2021. These combinations will only be offered if there is sufficient demand. Do note that students may take up 4 H2 subjects only if they have attained a L1R5 (without bonus points) of 9 or lower.

Arts Subject Combinations

Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H2

4A1

Economics

Geography

Literature

Math

4A2

Economics

History

Literature

Math

 

Science Subject Combinations

Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H2

4S1

Biology

Chemistry

Math

Economics

4S2

Physics

Chemistry

Math

Economics

 

  1. As 4 H2 Subject Combination is a more demanding combination, students would be engaged at College milestone assessment check points to determine whether they are coping well.

For more information, please refer to the SAJC 2021 Prospectus .