The course, open to students in 11th through to 12th grade, is a two-year program, either in SL or HL for highly motivated students committed to serious study in art. The Diploma Visual Arts program enables students to engage in both practical exploration and independent critical investigation. The course is designed to enable students to study visual arts at a higher level and also welcomes those students who seek life enrichment through visual arts. There are no strict IB guidelines for the media students choose to create their artworks. Quality work in visual arts can be produced by students at both Higher Level (HL) and Standard Level (SL).