IB Diploma Programme students must choose one subject from each of five groups (1 to 5), ensuring breadth of knowledge and understanding in their best language, additional language(s), the social sciences, the experimental sciences and mathematics. Student may choose either an arts subject from group 6, or a second subject from groups 1 to 5.
- Group 1: Studies in Language and Literature – Students develop an appreciation of language and literature by studying the formal qualities of literary texts
- Group 2: Language Acquisition – Students develop their proficiency in another modern language
- Group 3: Individuals and Societies – Students develop a critical appreciation of human experience and behavior by studying social sciences like economics, history and geography
- Group 4: Experimental Sciences – Students study the concepts, theories and methods of the physical and biological sciences, including chemistry, biology and physics
- Group 5: Mathematics and Computer Science – Students develop their understanding of mathematics and its applications
- Group 6: The Arts – Students develop their critical appreciation of the arts and foster their own modes of expression.At least three and not more than four subjects are taken at higher level (240 teaching hours), while the other subjects are taken at standard level (150 teaching hours).