Considered the “golden ticket” to enter the prestigious universities in the world, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is increasingly popular in Vietnam and the first choice for students planning to study abroad.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is for students in grades 11 and 12 to promote them to become individuals with extensive knowledge and an all-rounded personality, physically, mentally, intellectually, morally, and spiritually. The diverse background of knowledge and skills that IB students have are the qualities that universities want to look for in students. Notably, most universities globally appreciate the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma graduates.
To complete the programme and receive the prestigious IB Diploma, students must complete six subject groups Language Acquisition (English), Language and Literature (Vietnamese), Sciences, Mathematics, Business Management, and Visual Arts. At the same time, with the aim of enhancing the learning experience and challenging the students in applying knowledge in practice, the DP programme requires students to pass three core subjects which are Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Extended Essay (EE), and Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS).
– Theory of Knowledge (TOK): provides an opportunity for students to reflect on the nature of knowledge and how we know what we claim to know.
– Extended Essay (EE): 4,000 words in length, created by students themselves with content related to a field or a major in the curriculum.
– Creativity, Activity, and Service (CAS) activities: are extracurricular activities and projects that reflect the dynamic, collaborative, community-oriented students.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) focuses on the holistic development of students. The goal is not only to build in students an in-depth academic foundation but also to enrich their life skills and self-control to succeed in a constantly changing world.
The IB programme encourages students to develop an international mindset, an global issues understanding, and show their care for the community and the world around them. In particular, IB promotes national cultural identity and language; therefore, they learn at least two languages. A comprehensive and balanced educational approach to train generations of students with all the qualities to be ready before entering university and growing up in real life.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) graduates will have more chances of being admitted to prestigious universities around the world and have more choice of majors at the University level. They also meet professional standards and are flexible in an international environment. With a high degree of rigor and challenges, the IB programme also offers an opportunity for students to explore their limits.