International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme – Overview
1. Strengthen students' international mindedness in times of globalization.
2. Enhance student's competitiveness by widening their career path.
3. Enable students to enter not only local but also world renowned universities.
4. Equip students with different skills to face global challenges.
Subjects offered at PLK Ngan Po Ling College
Studies in Language Literature
|English A: Language and Literature*||Standard Level|
|Chinese A: Literature / Language and Literature**|
|English B||Higher Level|
|Chinese B ***||Standard Level / Higher Level|
|French B ****||Standard Level|
Individuals and Societies
|Economics||Standard Level / Higher Level|
|Geography||Standard Level / Higher Level|
|Chemistry||Standard Level / Higher Level|
|Physics||Standard Level / Higher Level|
|Biology||Standard Level / Higher Level|
Mathematics - Analysis and Approaches
|Standard Level / Higher Level
|Visual Arts||Standard Level / Higher Level|
* Students who are exceptionally good at the language would be considered for Higher Level.
** All Chinese students are recommended to do Chinese A in Group 1.
*** Only Non-Chinese students can opt to do Chinese B SL.
**** Only offered to non-Chinese students and they have to complete the GCSE Chinese in Bridging Year Programme.
Students must take one subject from each of the groups listed above except Group 6. They could choose one more subject from either Group 3 or Group 4 to replace the Group 6 subject. All subjects, which students plan to study in IB Year 1 and Year 2, should be included in the Bridging Year Programme.
At the end of the BYP year, students need to choose 3HL and 3SL subjects.
Diploma students are required to study a course called Theory of Knowledge (TOK), write an Extended Essay (EE) on a topic of their interest and complete the Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) component which are the core elements of the IBDP.
No subject can be dropped.