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    Are the books really expensive?
    How much do you guys spend for the 2 year course?
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    It's quite a lot of money
    I don't have an exact number but I can give you an idea of what I have had to spend (I'm a few months into my first year)
    Physics book £30
    Maths £20 - It's a deposit for the book and the TI calculator, but if your school doesn't do this I expect the book will be about 30 and the calculator 60 or something
    History- 3 £20 books (school picks separate topics, so separate books)
    English- about 14 novels to buy over the 2 years
    French- £20

    Of course it varies from school to school. We don't have to buy a ToK book and some might not need a french book. Most of the spending is at the beginning

    Hope this helps
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    We are asked to pay roughly 150 pounds at the start of the course for rental of the books.
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    we have to buy sll of our english books (as stated earlier it's 14/15 books)
    and the textbooks we borrow from the school.
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    I'm not too sure about this, but isn't there the additional fact that whereas A levels are paid for for home students in the UK, IB isn't? So with those fees in mind, it'd undoubtedly be more expensive? Again though: I took IB in Asia, so I really have no solid foundation upon which to base this assumption.
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    Nope, IB tuition is free in the UK. However, it costs money if you go to private schools, the same as A-Levels.
 
 
 
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