It is undertaken by students between the ages of 16-19 (academic Years 12 and 13) and is specifically designed to prepare students for success in higher education, while equipping them with the skills they need to be active participants in a global society.
The Diploma Programme prepares students for success in a rapidly-evolving and increasingly global society.
The DP course content allows students to:
Develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically
Acquire breadth and depth of knowledge, and wide-ranging understanding while studying courses from six subject groups
Develop the skills and a positive attitude towards learning that will prepare them for higher education
Study at least two languages and increase their understanding of cultures, including their own
Make connections across traditional academic disciplines and explore the nature of knowledge through the programme's unique Theory of Knowledge course
Undertake in-depth research into an area of interest through the lens of one or more academic disciplines in the extended essay
Enhance their personal and interpersonal development through creativity, action and service