The Extended Essay

 

The extended essay is an in-depth study of a focused topic chosen from the list of approved Diploma Programme subjects—normally one of the student’s six chosen subjects for the IB Diploma. 

 

The Extended Essay is:

 

 Compulsory for all Diploma Programme students

 Externally assessed by IBO

 A piece of independent research/investigation on a topic chosen by the student

 Chosen from the list of approved Diploma Programme subjects

 Presented as a formal piece of scholarship containing no more than 4,000 words

 The result of approximately 40 hours of work over the student s’ junior and senior years

 Concluded with a short interview with the supervising teacher

 

 

IBO Diploma Programme: Extended Essay Guide
 
Please see the attached pdf guide with a detailed explanation of the Extended Essay.
 
 
 

Sample Extended Essays for reference use only:

Biology_1.pdf

Biology_2.pdf

Biology_3.pdf

Chemistry_1.pdf

Chemistry_2.pdf

Chemistry_3.pdf

Economics_1.pdf

English_2.pdf

English_3.pdf

English_5.pdf

English_8.pdf

History_1.pdf

History_2.pdf

History_3.pdf

History_4.pdf

History_5.pdf

Mathmatics_1.pdf

Mathmatics_2.pdf

Mathmatics_3.pdf

Mathmatics_4.pdf

Music_1.pdf

Philosophy_1.pdf

Philosophy_2.pdf

Philosophy_3.pdf

Philosophy_4.pdf

Physics_1.pdf

Physics_2.pdf

Psychology_2.pdf

Psychology_3.pdf

Social and cultural anthropology_1.pdf

Social and cultural anthropology_2.pdf

Visual Arts_1.pdf

Visual Arts_2.pdf

Visual Arts_3.pdf

Visual Arts_4.pdf