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IB Career Related Programme at Westminster Academy

Course description

The International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP) was developed to provide a balanced course which offers students both an academic and vocational foundation to support their further studies and ensure they are well-prepared to meet the challenges of working in the 21st Century.

Students study two IB Certificates, one BTEC Extended Diploma and must also complete the IBCP Core. The result is a student who is ready to succeed at university (their qualifications add up to the equivalent of 5 A Levels), but with the flexibility and enterprise skills to ensure they are successful in their careers well beyond university.

Course content

Course module structure

Career related study

BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science
BTEC Extended Diploma in Business
BTEC Extended Diploma in Computer Science
BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

IB Courses

English
Film
Maths
Visual Art

The IBCP Core

Language Development - studying a foriegn language through project-based work.


Personal and Professional Skills - developing employability skills through a series of projects


Reflective Project - reflecting on an ethical issue relating to a student's chosen field of study andproducing a degree-level piece of work.

 
Service Learning - developing new skills and becoming more open-minded through volunteering in the local community.

Future opportunities

WA IBCP students have achieved great success in recent years, securing places on exciting undergraduate courses at universities such as King’s College London, Exeter and Nottingham

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Westminster Academy directly.

Last updated date: 07 December 2016
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