International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Po Leung Kuk Ngan Po Ling College is dedicated to providing students with all round education and a happy, harmonious and positive learning environment conducive to moral, academic, physical, social, personal and artistic development for pursuing excellence.

With best value-added results in the local HKDSE public exams in our territory, we have now ventured into offering the IB Diploma Programme as we believe in the IB schools common philosophy - a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education which is important for our students.

Senior secondary students can choose either the local curriculum or the IBDP after three years of junior secondary. Students who opt to do the IBDP need to do the IB Bridging Year programme which prepares them well to meet the challenges of the Diploma years.

Objectives :

1. Strengthen students' international mindedness in times of globalization.
2. Enhance student's competitiveness by widening their career path.
3. Enable students to enter not only local but also world renowned universities.
4. Equip students to face global challenges.

Curriculum Structure

Courses to be offered at PLK Ngan Po Ling College

Studies in Language and Literature
English SL *


Experimental Sciences
Chemistry HL / SL
Physics HL / SL
Biology HL /SL

Mathematics
Mathematics HL / SL


Language Acquisition
Chinese SL *
French SL

Individual and Societies
Economics HL / SL
Geography HL / SL


The Arts
Visual Arts HL / SL


At the end of BYP year, students need to choose 3 HL and 3 SL subjects, 1 from each group. If not interested in Arts, students can choose one more subject from Individual and Society or Experimental Sciences Group.

Diploma students are required to study a course called Theory of Knowledge (TOK), write an Extended Essay (EE) on a topic of their interest and complete the Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) component which are the core elements of the IBDP.

*Students can opt for HL English in Group 1 or HL/SL Chinese in Group 1 if their Language ability meets the requirements of this level and have excellent language scores in F3 and BYP.

No subject can be dropped.