At City Vancouver Academy, we are proud to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (I.B.), an internationally recognized university preparatory programme respected by universities around the globe as an international university entrance qualification. Students can earn first-year equivalency at many top universities around the world.
The I.B. Diploma curriculum aims to prepare highly motivated students in Grade 11 and Grade 12 for university success and develop an inter-cultural understanding intellectually, emotionally, physically and ethically. It also requires that students complete a two-year programme which consists of the study of literature and language, an additional language, individuals and society, the experimental sciences, mathematics and the arts.
In addition to its academic demands, students are expected to gain a breadth of knowledge, ideas and experiences as they complete D.P. core program requirements that is made up of six subject groups in Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity Activity Service (CAS) and the Extended Essay (E.E.). Students who successfully complete their exams are awarded transfer credit from universities.