Years 12 - 13 (IBDP)
The IB Diploma Programme at YCIS Beijing offers an exemplary international education that equips students to make informed choices and contributions as caring global citizens of the world. Our curriculum affords students the opportunity to fulfil their highest academic potential, as well as focus on their physical, social, moral, cultural, and creative development.
International Recognition: The YCIS IB Diploma Programme is academically challenging and prepares students, aged 16–19, for success in university and life in an ever-changing global society.
Reputation of Excellence: Compared to other IB schools in Beijing, YCIS Beijing is the only international school in Beijing to maintain a 100% pass rate on the rigorous IB Diploma external examinations.
World Class University Offers: YCIS graduates earning the IB Diploma receive offers from leading universities across the world, including the UK Oxbridge Universities and Ivy League Colleges in the US.
Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) Opportunities: Through the CAS Fair offered at YCIS Beijing, students connect with local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), and are provided countless opportunities to participate in local and global volunteer endeavours.
Innovative Spirit: In 2012, YCIS was selected as one of only 12 schools worldwide to pilot the new IB Global Politics course, which entered the mainstream IB curriculum in 2015. YCIS Beijing teacher Gareth Evans served as a key member of the IB Global Politics curriculum design team.