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IBDP Curriculum

The Core

Theory of Knowledge – an internally and externally assessed interdisciplinary component, designed to explore and critically examine the different types of knowledge found in various subjects and culture.
Extended Essay – an externally assessed, independent research assignment of 4,000 words in one of the six subject areas. Through the extended essay, IBDP students can specialize in a subject area and prepare for university studies.

Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) – participation over the two years in creative, physical, and service activities in the local community. The CAS requirement allows students to gain real-life experience beyond the classroom.

Candidates have to select 6 subjects (3 at a Higher Level and 3 at a Standard Level) from the ones listed above.

Students will have to select at least 5 subjects from Groups 1-5 and their 6 th choice could be from Groups 3, 4 and 6.

In addition to these, they also need to complete the IBDP core requirements, which include

  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Extended Essay
  • Creativity, Action, Service (CAS)