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IB (International Baccalaureate)

Overview

International Baccalaureate (IB) was founded in 1968 at Geneva, Switzerland. IB offers 4 programmes of international education to help students to develop their knowledge, skills, and motivation to challenge what they are told to create a better world.

IB is presently used more than 134 countries worldwide because students can use IB certificate (IBDP - IB Diploma Programme) to submit to leading universities.

IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) is for students with age between 16 - 19 years old and has structure as shown below.

Group 1
Language A1
Compulsory
Group 2
Second Language
Compulsory
Group 3
Individual and Socities
Compulsory
Group 4
Experimental Sciences
Compulsory
Group 5
Mathematics and Computer Science
Compulsory
Group 6
Arts
Optional

Students have to study 6 subjects in total (3 subjects from higher level and 3 subjects from standard level).

Students MUST choose 1 subject to study from each group and they can choose any subject from any group as optional for the 6th subject.

Additionally, there are other 3 main parts that students will get evaluated as following.

  1. The Extended Essay (4,000 words essay): to test and evaluate the skills of doing research and experiment by themselves individually.

  2. Theory of Knowledge (100 hours of studying and 1,200 - 1,600 words essay): .

  3. Creativity, Action, Service (50 hours for each activities): to focus on direct experience outside the classroom via activities that were designed for students to develop and improve their skills as stated in this section's title.

Date and Location

  • 2 times a year in May and November

  • Students can take IB test only if they are studying in school with IB programme.

Scoring

  • Score range from 1 (minimum) to 7 (maximum), which students must pass written test of each subject.

  • Maximum score is 45 points (42 from 6 subjects and 3 from Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge).

  • Students must get 24 points and pass Creativity, Action, Service evaluation to get the certificates.

  • 30 ponits to enter foundation programs

  • 32+ points to enter bachelor degrees in leading universities.

Cost

  • Cost for the course is available here.

Remarks

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Rules and Regulations

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