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Extended Essay: 2 - Choose a Subject

A guide to the research process involved in your EE.

Choosing a Subject for Your Extended Essay

Choose a subject and topic that interests you - something you're personally invested in - so you'll stay motivated throughout the EE process.  You should be able to explain and identify to others what you're interested in and why.

Diploma Programme subjects available for Extended Essays currently include:

  • English A & B
  • Chinese A & B
  • Spanish A & B
  • French A & B
  • German A & B
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • DT
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Theatre
  • Environmental systems and societies
  • Literature and Performance
  • World Studies