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St Andrew's College Dublin St Andrew's College Dublin

Academic Subjects

All students must study six subjects, one from each group in the IB curriculum. Three of these subjects must be at higher level and three at standard level. Subjects offered are set out in the six groups below. Expanded descriptions of each subject are given in separate sections.

Please note that while every effort will be made to satisfy the needs of each student, the subject options are dependent on there being sufficient enrolment to form a class.

All courses are available at both Higher and Standard Level unless otherwise stated.

Group 1 Language A1 English A1*
Group 2 Language B  English B
    French B
    Spanish B
    Spanish AB - SL
Group 3  Individuals  History
Group 4 Experimental Science Biology
Group 5  Mathematics  Mathematics HL
    Mathematics SL
    Mathematical Studies SL
Group 6   Arts and Electives Visual Arts


*There is also the option to study other languages in Group 1 in consultation with the IB Coordinator. There is an additional charge if a student selects another language.