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Combinations offered

Course Information

  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 offer 3H2 and 1H1 content-based subjects, at least one of which 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 1 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 3H2 and 1H1 Subject Combinations offered in SAJC for 2023. These combinations will only be offered if there is sufficient demand.

3 H2 Subject Combinations

Arts Course

Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H1

3A1

Economics

Geography

History

A subject from Math or the Sciences:

Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

3A2

Economics

Geography

Literature

3A3

Economics

History

Literature

2A1

Economics

Geography

Math

A different subject from the Humanities:

Art, Geography, History, Literature

OR

A subject from the Sciences:

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

     

2A2

Economics

History

Math

 2A3Economics Literature Math
 2A4GeographyLiterature Math
 2A5HistoryLiterature 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 Malay Language & Literature (with the exception of 3A2 and 3A3)
  • H2 Tamil Language & Literature (with the exception of 3A2 and 3A3)


Science Course

Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H1

3S1

Biology

Chemistry

Math

A subject from the Humanities:

Art, Economics, Geography,

History, Literature

3S2

Chemistry

Physics

Math

2S1

Biology

Economics

Math

A different subject from the Humanities:

Art, Economics, Geography, History, Literature

OR

A different subject from Math or the Sciences:

Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

     

2S2

Chemistry

Economics

Math

2S3

Physics

Economics

Math

2S4

Biology

Geography

Math

2S5

Chemistry

Geography

Math

 2S6PhysicsGeography Math
 2S7BiologyEconomics Chemistry
 2S8PhysicsEconomics Chemistry

Note:
1) 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
  • H2 Malay Language & Literature
  • H2 Tamil Language & Literature
2) H1 Math is recommended for 2S7 and 2S8. 
  1. For subject combinations with low demand, the College reserves the right to decide whether such subject combinations would be offered.

  2. In choosing your subject combination, it is critical that you consider the course you would like to pursue in university.

4 H2 Subject Combinations

  1. Students may offer 4 H2 subjects if they have attained a L1R5 (without bonus points) of 9 or lower.

  2. The following tables show the 4 H2 subject combinations offered in SAJC for 2023. These combinations will only be offered if there is sufficient demand.

Arts Course


Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H2

4A1

Economics

Geography

Literature

Math

4A2

Economics

History

Literature

Math





Science Course


Subject Codes

H2

H2

H2

H2

4S1

Biology

Chemistry

Math

Economics

4S2

Physics

Chemistry

Math

Economics


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

H3 Subjects

H3 subjects have syllabi that are of much higher level of difficulty. Students offering H3 subjects must have the time and ability to manage a workload beyond their subject combination. A H3 subject must be offered together with the corresponding subject at the H2 level.

H3 subjects may be offered to students to take in JC2 if they have scored distinctions for all H2 subjects in the JC1 Promotional Examination.

Students can apply for H3 subjects offered by one of the following MOE partners involving tertiary institutions such as SMU, NUS or NTU.

Alternatively, H3 subjects offered in SAJC include H3 Chemistry, H3 Mathematics, H3 Physics, H3 Literature, H3 Geography and H3 History.

For more information, please refer to the SAJC 2023 Prospectus.