2019 - IB DP

Geography

This is an exciting new course which began September 2017, with the first exams being taken in May 2019. It is quite different from the last syllabus so while you can use your siblings or friends textbooks for somethings be careful!

Two Year Overview

Covid - DP Geography Overview
DP Geography Overview

Unit Weightings and Marks


COVID WEIGHTINGS

STANDARD LEVEL STUDENTS

SL Paper One - 45 minutes in length (1 geographic theme) - 20 marks - 25%

SL Paper Two - 1 hour in length (no extended response question) - 40 marks - 40 %

SL Internal Assessment - 25 marks - 35%


HIGHER LEVEL STUDENTS

HL Paper One - 45 minutes in length (1 geographic theme) - 20 marks - 20%

HL Paper Two - 1 hour in length (no extended response question) - 40 marks - 25 %

HL Paper Three - 28 marks - 25%

SL Internal Assessment - 25 marks- 30%


WEIGHTINGS (in a 'normal' year)

STANDARD LEVEL STUDENTS

SL Paper One - 1 hour and 30 minutes in length (2 geographic themes) - 40 marks - 35%

SL Paper Two - 1 hour and 15 minutes in length - 40 marks - 40 %

SL Internatl Assessment - 25 marks - 25%


HIGHER LEVEL STUDENTS

HL Paper One - 2 hours and 15 minutes in length (3 geographic theme) - 60 marks - 35%

HL Paper Two - 1 hour in length - 40 marks - 25 %

HL Paper Three - 28 marks - 20%

SL Internatl Assessment - 25 marks - 20%


Assessment Criteria - Extended Answer Question

Assessment Criteria P1 and P2 10 marks