International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

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International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

The IB Diploma is a world-recognised curriculum for high academic achievers that prepares you for university study.

IB study fulfils many national and state education system requirements and allows you to transfer from a Queensland IB school to any other IB school in the world. 

When you complete Years 11 and 12 in a Queensland IB school you will be awarded a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) in addition to the IB Diploma.

You must achieve high academic results in a range of subjects to be eligible to enrol in the IB program. Refer to entry requirements below.

The IB is only offered at selected schools.

Program length: Two terms, one academic year or the two-year Diploma course

Age range: 15 to 18 years

School years: Years 11 to 12

Program entry: At the beginning of Term 1 (January) or Term 3 (October), but only January for the graduate option.

Entry requirements: For details of age, academic and English language proficiency requirements, refer to Entry Requirements.

Fees: Refer to our Fee Schedule

CRICOS course code: 079324E 

List of schools offering IB Diploma:

For more information download the International Baccalaureate brochure


Apply now

  1. Apply online - Applying online is fast and secure and can be done at any time of the day or night. There is no application fee to apply online.

  2. Or, complete the EQI International Student Application Form (PDF, 489KB) and return it to EQI by email to EQInternational@qed.qld.gov.au.

  3. Or, Find an Agent who will help you select the right study program and complete the application process for you.

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Last reviewed 25 May 2016
Last updated 01 September 2020