IB Diploma Programme Curriculum

The IB Diploma Programme (DP) curriculum can be visualized as a hexagon, with six academic areas and three core requirements. The six academic areas are listed below. 

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Group 1: Studies in language and literature

  1. Language A: literature
  2. Language A: language and literature

Group 2: Language acquisition

  1. Russian or Spanish ab initio (for beginners)
  2. Language B (Russian, Spanish, or French at Standard Level or Higher Level)

Group 3: Individuals and societies

  1. Business and management
  2. Economics
  3. Geography
  4. History
  5. Psychology

Group 4: Experimental sciences

  1. Biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Environmental systems and societies
  4. Physics

Group 5: Mathematics and computer science

  1. Mathematical studies
  2. Mathematics Standard Level
  3. Mathematics Higher Level

Group 6: The arts

  1. Visual arts
  2. Theatre arts

Core requirements of the IB

  1. Extended essay
  2. Theory of knowledge (ToK)
  3. Creativity, action, service (CAS)

IB DP Curriculum

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