Grading and awards

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The MYP offers official IB awards based on students’ successful completion of programme requirements, including MYP eAssessment.

IB MYP course results

IB MYP course results  show each subject  a student has taken as part of eAssessment and the grade they achieved (1‒7), as well as achievement in the personal project and the interdisciplinary on-screen examination.

IB MYP certificate

The IB MYP certificate and the IB MYP bilingual certificate are available to students who complete the IB’s broad and balanced course of study for middle level learners. These awards represent meaningful, IB-validated recognition of students’ achievement in the MYP and their preparation for future study.

Candidates for the internationally-recognized IB MYP certificate must complete eight eAssessments.

There are on-screen examinations in:

  • Language and literature
  • Language acquisition 
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Interdisciplinary learning

ePortfolios (coursework) in:

  • Language acquisition
  • Physical and health education, arts or design
  • MYP personal project.

Candidates also must meet school requirements for participation in service as action.

Students receive IB MYP course results for each subject completed.

How do students achieve the MYP certificate? 

The maximum total score for the IB MYP certificate is 56, with a grade from 1-7 assigned to each required eAssessment.

Students must achieve a total of at least 28 points, with a grade of '3' or higher in each eAssessment component, to be eligible to receive the IB MYP certificate.

For students who complete more than one eAssessment for each required or selected subject group, the highest available grade for that requirement contributes to the certificate total. For more details, read the general regulations for the MYP.

The IB issues results on 1 August for May examinations and on 1 February for November examinations, available on IBIS

Further information

Do you wonder how MYP exam papers are marked? Take a look at the journey taken by MYP exams once a student has completed them.

Maybe you are interested in learning how  MYP assessments compare to the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)? Despite final examinations of similar demand as shown in this independent comparative analysis study, it is the MYP’s function as a pedagogical framework that ensures that the learning experience of students on their journey towards the examinations is quite different.