# What is the best IB subject combination?

**Asked by: Brooklyn Reichert**| Last update: July 10, 2022

Score: 4.8/5 (54 votes)

It is mandatory to take Higher Level Mathematics and Physics, while **Chemistry or Further Mathematics** is recommended. * For courses that require Further Mathematics at A-Level, note that the combination of IB Higher Level Maths and IB Higher Level Physics will cover this.

## What subject combination should I take IB?

**Example subject choices**

- Theory of knowledge.
- Extended essay.
- Creativity, activity, service.
- Studies in language and literature.
- Language acquisition.
- Individuals and societies.
- Sciences.
- Mathematics.

## What is the hardest IB combination?

**Which Courses Make the HARDEST IB Diploma?**

- English A Literature HL - Average Score: 4.67.
- Spanish AB. ...
- History HL - Average Score: 4.29.
- Chemistry SL - Average Score: 4.01.
- Math Studies SL - Average Score: 4.17.
- Visual Arts HL - Average Score: 4.26.
- Individuals and Societies - Average Score: C.
- Average Score: C.

## What are the easiest IB subjects?

**Which Courses Should You Take for the EASIEST IB Diploma?**

- Group 1: Studies in Language and Literature. English A Language & Literature SL - Average Score: 5.09. ...
- Group 2: Language Acquisition. ...
- Group 3: Individuals and Societies. ...
- Group 4: Experimental Sciences. ...
- Group 5: Mathematics. ...
- Extended Essay: ...
- TOK:

## What are the 5 hardest IB subjects?

**Top 5 Most Difficult IB Subjects**

- Further Maths HL. The Further Maths HL course in IB is easily one of the hardest subjects to nail from the lot. ...
- Maths HL. ...
- Chemistry HL. ...
- Physics HL. ...
- History HL.

## IB SUBJECTS TIER LIST (First Ever!!!) | What are IB’s hardest subjects???

**38 related questions found**

### Which IB math is easier?

Math is pretty straight forward; **IA SL** is the easiest, moving up to AA HL as the hardest. Hence, students weak at Math should choose the IA SL level of math. However, from a statistical POV, Further Math HL has the highest 7's, with 35%.

### What is the hardest IB science?

It is often mistaken, but **Computer Science HL** is again the hardest subject in the IB, having the lowest pass rate. It is directly followed by Math HL and Physics HL.

### Is IB math hard?

Originally Answered: How hard is higher maths on the International Baccalaureate (IB)? Relatively, **HL math is less "difficult" than a traditional Calculus course** because it does not go into as much depth as would the traditional course.

### Which IB EE is the easiest?

**english and history** are by far the easiest to do well in.

### What percentage of IB is 45?

Achieving a perfect score in IB is hard but not impossible! **Less than 1%** of IB candidates achieve an IB 45 world-wide.

### Is IB harder than AP?

Is IB harder than AP? **It depends**. Some students argue that IB is more challenging because of the emphasis on critical thinking and the more application-focused evaluations. However, both IB and AP classes are considered college-level courses that many students find challenging.

### Why is IB so difficult?

The intensity of IB is one of the factors which makes it appear 'difficult'. Students, to a large extent, have to perform as **all-rounders**. With the help of CAS, IB ensures that student's education is not only limited to their classrooms.

### Can you take 3 sciences in IB?

**The IB gives permission to students to take the three sciences**. Students can explore two options; the first option is to take an additional science subject as an 'extra' certificate.

### What are the 6 subjects in IB?

**What Are IB Courses?**

**IB Subject Groups Explained**

- Group 1: Studies in Language and Literature. ...
- Group 2: Language Acquisition. ...
- Group 3: Individuals and Societies. ...
- Group 4: Sciences. ...
- Group 5: Mathematics. ...
- Group 6: The Arts.

### Is IB math SL calculus?

Thus, **IB Math SL covers all of AP Calculus AB's content as well as additional IB-specific content**. US schools segregate mathematics in multiple fields (i.e. algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, etc.) and each year's math course covers a single field of mathematics.

### Is a 6 in math HL good?

Looking at the top end, to get a level 6 or 7 at HL you probably need to have a **maths ability in the top 3.5% of all global IB students**. Out of a year group of 60 you would expect on average only 2 students to be good enough to get a 5 and 2 more to get a 6 or 7.

### How can I improve my math at IB?

**To help you succeed in getting the best results, we have listed out these tips on how to prepare for the IB maths SL exam.**

- USE ONLINE RESOURCE. ...
- STUDY CONSISTENTLY WELL BEFORE YOUR EXAM. ...
- REMOVE ALL DISTRACTIONS DURING SET STUDY TIMES. ...
- GET INTO STUDY MODE. ...
- REGULARLY REVIEW YOUR CLASSROOM NOTES AND STUDY GUIDE. ...
- GET A TUTOR.

### Is IB biology hard?

There are many reasons that make each class hard in its own way, but **IB Biology is by far the most challenging class**, and students taking it to face many challenges and hardships.

### Which a level is hardest?

In order of easiest to most difficult, our list of the top 15 hardest A-Levels are: Art, Design & Technology (Product Design), Business Studies, Politics, Economics, History, English Literature, Psychology, Modern Languages, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Further Mathematics, and Physics.

### What percentage of IB gets 43?

**15,4%** of ISL's students achieved 40 or above points. 43% achieved 36 or above points. ISL students' average result is 35 points (world average is 33/45) 83% achieved 30 or above points.

### How hard is it to get a 7 in IB Math HL?

If you have pursued advanced math courses in the past and done well in them (by doing well I mean grades above 85% or so), then it shouldn't be that hard to achieve a 7 in IB Math HL. However, **if you fall somewhere between the (75–85%) range, then you can probably work really hard and get a 7**.