Curriculum Overview 

Qibao Dwight is an IB World School and Cambridge Assessment Center. Our curriculum spans three years, the first of which is a foundation year after followed by entry into either the IB Diploma Programme or Cambridge A-Levels. Both pathways prepare students for tertiary education at leading universities around the world. 

In addition, all students are enrolled in four Shanghai Ministry of Education subjects: History, Politics, Geography and Chinese Language. All courses are taught in English with the exception of Chinese Language and the Shanghai Ministry of Education subjects.

The school offers more than 31 IB courses:

1) Studies in Language and Literature

- Chinese Literature (SL/HL)

- Chinese A Language and Literature (SL/HL)

- English A Language and Literature (SL/HL)

2) Language Acquisition

- English B (SL/HL)

- Chinese ab initio SL/B (SL/HL)

- Spanish ab initio/B (SL)

3) Induviduals and Societies

- Economics (SL/HL)

- Business Management (SL/HL)

- Environmental Systems and Societies (SL)

- Philosophy (SL)

- Psychology (SL)

- History (SL)

4) Sciences

- Biology (SL/HL)

- Chemistry (SL/HL)

- Physics (SL/HL)

- Environmental Systems and Societies (SL)

- Computer Science (SL)

- Design Technology (SL)

5) Mathematics

- Mathematics (SL/HL)

6) Arts

- Visual Arts (SL/HL)

- Music (SL/HL)

- Theatre (SL/HL)

- Film (SL)