We offer A-levels in 2 different study plans:
- Standard two-year programme
- Transfer from Year 12
Standard two-year programme
The standard programme taken by UK students, over two years of study
- Start Dates: 6 September 2021
- Course length: 2 Academic Years
- Entry requirements:
Completed 10 years of schooling (GCSE or equivalent) or the Albanian Klasa 10.
Minimum IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in Reading and Writing) or equivalent
- Class size range: 4 - 12
- Lessons:35 lessons per week, including complementary subjects, plus 90
minutes per day homework
- Minimum age: 16
- Gain UK national qualification
- Raise English to level required for A-level or Foundation
- Develop study skills required at sixth form level
Year 12 Transfer
You can also enter the second year (A2) of a two-year A-level programme if you have completed Year 12
(Year 1 of A-levels) elsewhere.
By transferring to Kings, you benefit from more intensive and more tailored support. This offers
greater scope to perform better and achieve more
There are four components to the A-level programme at Kings Tirana:
1. Academic subjects
Depending on your future degree course and ability, you will study three or four subjects.
2.Academic Enrichment programme
You will have opportunities to follow a range of topics outside your main subjects.
You will have practice exams every week.
This ensure you learn the disciplines of working concisely, accurately and to precise time limits.
These practice exams also give your teachers valuable information about your progress so they can
lessons are relevant to your exact needs.
You will have your final examinations at the end of Year 2.
We use the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT 4) to assess your abilities, academic potential and learning
The test analyses your ability to reason with and manipulate different types of material. It uses
verbal, non-verbal, quantitative and spatial reasoning tasks.
This method helps every student achieve more than they thought possible in a measurable way.
CAT 4 Test
A-levels are usually completed over two academic years. All A-level exams take place at the end of
You can take an AS exam at the end of your first year, but it is not essential and won’t count
towards your final grade.
There is now less coursework and fewer practical assessments than before. Your final grade is based
on end-of-course exams.
Grades for university entry
Each A-level is graded from A*, A, B, C, D or E.
When you apply for your degree course, universities will usually offer you a conditional place.
This means your place is dependent on you achieving the A-level grades they require, for example ABB.