WHAT DOES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME MEAN?
All final written examinations are taken at Dwight School Seoul in May of 12th grade, but they are set and assessed by external examiners. For most subjects, approximately 25% of the assessment is done internally.
The marking scheme for each subject is as follows:
7 = excellent
6 = very good
5 = good
4 = satisfactory
3 = mediocre
2 = poor
1 = very poor
The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate will be awarded to a candidate provided all the following requirements have been met:
- Meet all the requirements of CAS
- Attain at least 24 points (from their 6 subjects and TOK/EE)
- Not been awarded a ‘N’ or “E” in either the EE or TOK
- Achieved at least a 2 in all subjects
- Achieved no more than two 2s in all subjects
- Achieved no more than three 2s and 3s in all subjects
- Gained at least 12 points from HL subjects
- Gained at least 9 points from SL subjects
- The final award committee has not judged the candidate to be guilty of malpractice.
Note: These criteria change for students studying four Higher Levels.