Diploma Programme

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DP was established in the 1960s and is a highly respected qualification that has prepared students for the rigours of university life for the past 50 years. Today; worldwide, the DP provides a well-established and globally renowned education for 16-19 year olds. It is a viable and well reputed alternative to the more main stream A Level programmes available.

The IB’s goal is to empower students to flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically; have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge; and explore the nature of knowledge itself. The programme combines traditional academic disciplines across six subject groups with a ‘core’ made up of three areas that produce students who are better equipped for university and beyond.

Subjects offered for Examination in 2019:

Group 1: Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5 Group 6
Studies in Language
and Literature
Language Acquisition Individuals and Societies Sciences Mathematics The Arts
English A: Language
and Literature
Business Management
Information Technology in
a Global Society
Global Politics
Environmental Systems
and Societies
Analysis and Approaches
Applications and Interpretations

In addition to the above subjects the Learning Alliance International DP students have to complete:

  • A 100 hour course in Theory of Knowledge
  • A > 4000 word Extended Essay
  • A challenging and enjoyable Creativity, Activity and Serviceexperience

Why should students choose DP?

  • Students are required to take a more rigorous course of study, encompassing six subject disciplines. This allows students the opportunity to study subjects in greater depth and identify their true aptitude and career choices.
  • Students find it easier to score 35 points in the DP. This score is equivalent to two A* and one A in the A Level.
  • A combination of Internal and External Assessments allow students to showcase their knowledge and skill without feeling the pressure to perform in a single examination cycle.

DP students tend to be strong in:

  • Student Leadership Activities
  • Finding opportunities to study in other countries
  • Tutoring other students
  • Taking part in voluntary community service
  • Completing internships