IB Diploma Programme

ThIS Weimar - IB Diploma Programme

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Grades 11 - 12

The IB Diploma Programme (IB DP), for students aged 16 - 19, is a two-year course of study. Recognized internationally as a qualification for university entrance, it also allows students to fulfill the requirements of their national education system.  Students share an educational experience that emphasizes critical thinking as well as intercultural understanding and respect for others in the global community.

The IB Diploma Programme offers a broad and balanced curriculum taught in 6 subject groups.

Over the course of the two-year programme, students:

» study six subjects, one chosen from each of the six subject groups
» complete an extended essay
» follow a theory of knowledge course (TOK)
» participate in creativity, action, service (CAS).

Generally:

» at least three of the six subjects are studied at higher level (courses representing 240 teaching hours)
» the remaining subjects are studied at lower levels (courses representing 150 teaching hours).
» Subjects, other than languages, are taught and examined in English

The ThIS IB Diploma Programme courses for 2015/2016 are:

Group One
» German A Literature Standard Level or Higher Level
» German A Literature & Language Standard Level or Higher Level
» German B Higher Level

Group Two
» English A Literature Standard Level or Higher Level
» English A Literature & Language Standard Level or Higher Level

Group Three
» Economics Standard Level or Higher Level
» History Standard Level or Higher Level

Group Four
» Biology Standard Level or Higher Level
» Physics Standard Level or Higher Level

Group Five
» Mathematics Higher Level
» Mathematics Standard Level

Group Six
» Spanish B Standard Level
» French B Standard Level or Higher Level
» Chemistry Standard Level or Higher Level

To find out more about the DP please have a look at the general regulations document of the IBO.

ThIS High School Diploma

Thuringia International School also offers a ThIS Diploma. It confirms the student’s completion of a minimum set of requirements equivalent to an American High School Diploma. To earn a ThIS diploma students accumulate credits by passing subject courses in Grades 9 to 12.

Thuringia International
School at Weimar (ThIS)
Belvederer Allee 40
99425 Weimar
GERMANY

Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 - 48 99 10
Fax: +49 (0) 36 43 - 48 99 111

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