Syllabus update: Cambridge IGCSE®
for examination in 2017, 2018 and 2019
We have updated this syllabus. The latest syllabus is version 4, published November 2016.
What has changed? Detail
Changes to syllabus From 2017
Changes for Version 4 of the syllabus:
A correction has been made to page 12
In Section 3.2 Food production, case studies
• A country or region suffering from food shortages
has been reinstated after it was mistakenly removed from version 3.
Changes for version 3 of the syllabus:
This document has been refreshed. The subject content and specimen question papers remains the same.
Minor changes to the wording of some sections have been made to improve clarity.
Changes for version 2 of the syllabus:
Information regarding submission of the coursework assignment outline has been updated on page 21.
Please see the Cambridge Handbook for more information.
Changes for version 1 of the syllabus:
• There have been small clarifications made to the wordings of the case studies for Themes 1.6, 2.2 and 2.3.
• The wording regarding Centre-based assessment on page 5 page been amended.
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