Conditions for Award of the Diploma
Students must complete six IB courses, the Theory of Knowledge course, the Extended Essay and 150 hours for CAS in order to be eligible for the diploma. Each subject is graded on a scale of 1 point (lowest) to 7 points (highest). A maximum of 3 points will awarded for combined performance in Theory of Knowledge and the Extended Essay. The maximum total Diploma Program points score is 45, and the minimum total points score to earn the diploma is 24, as long as the minimumrequirements have been met.
A candidate will not qualify for the award of the diploma if certain requirements have not been met. The following codes indicate which requirements have not been met.
These codes apply to all diploma (and retake) candidates.
These codes apply to diploma (and retake) candidates with 24 to 27 points inclusive.
These codes apply to diploma (and retake) candidates with 28 points or more.