A-level即 General certificate of Education Advanced Level是全球公认的最为系统的大学升学课程体系，课程共有73门。学生可根据自己的学术兴趣或未来的职业发展方向选择其中3到4门课程，参加考试。A-level课程之前的IGCSE即International General Certificate of Secondary Education，学制1年或2年，获得IGCSE资格证书，为其后的A Level课程学习做好充分的准备。
A level or general certificate of education advanced level (British High School curriculum) is one of the world-wide acknowledged systematic high school education systems. There are 73 subjects.Students can choose 3 or 4 subjects for the exams according to their academic interests and future career decisions.
Students whose English is not their native language have to take IGCSE (International, the middle school education curriculum) in one or two years before they do A-level course to get the certificate and to get well prepared for the study of A-level course.
In cooperation with Abbotsholme School, Britain,our school- Shanghai International High School Of BANZ introduced the authentic British Elite Education program, which has been approved and authorized by CAIE AQA and Edexcel.