One component of the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) core, the extended essay is mandatory for all students. You can also read about how the IB sets deadlines for the extended essay, find examples of extended essay titles from previous DP students and learn about the world studies extended essay.
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An essay on a mathematical topic may be offered for examination at Part B as a double unit. Application Students must apply to the Mathematics Projects Committee for approval of their proposed topic in advance of beginning work on their essay.
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The subject briefs cover core requirements, aims and assessment.
This leads to a major piece of formally presented, structured writing, in which ideas and findings are communicated in a reasoned and coherent manner, appropriate to the subject chosen.
No one wants you to solve one of the Millennium Problems.
So, how do you pick when the options are limitless?
I will help you with that next: Below are the six key tips you need to follow to write an outstanding Extended Essay.