Transitions from the MYP

After finishing the MYP, students are well-prepared for further education, including national and international courses of study for 16-19 year olds.

The MYP aligns most closely with the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and IB Career-related Proframme (CP), ensuring a smooth transition for students who continue their education within the IB continuum.

MYP students acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes that they need in order to be successful in the final years of secondary school and beyond. The MYP’s focus on approaches to learning provides ideal preparation for the kind of rigorous study that opens doors to higher education.

Going from MYP to DP or CP

The MYP prepares students for the DP and CP by reflecting the depth, breadth and balance that is characteristic of all IB programmes.

As they move through educational systems and schools structures, students benefit from the consistent educational aims, clear pathways for progression through academic disciplines, and shared approaches to teaching of the MYP, DP and CP.

In a developmentally crucial period, this alignment helps students flourish personally and academically.

In the final two years of the MYP—as they anticipate the DP or CP – students and their families work with their IB World School to make important decisions about subject choices, qualifications and career options.  

In MYP Year 5, students can participate in MYP eAssessment, an optional component of the programme which features examinations and externally-evaluated course work like that often required at the end of secondary school.