• Theory of Knowledge (TOK) is part of the IB core curriculum along with the Extended Essay and CAS. It is assessed through the TOK Exhibition and TOK Essay in the senior year. The course asks the students to reflect on the nature of knowledge, and on how we know what we claim to know.  TOK is mandatory and exclusively for all full IB Diploma candidates.  

    TOK at Troy is a 2 year course with at least 100 hours of instruction. It is taught as a separate subject in the last part the IB Philosophy course in the junior year. The 2nd year of TOK is taught the first semester senior year with the conclusion of the IB HL Philosophy curriculum taught the second semester. 

    For more information on the Theory of Knowledge in IB see the subject brief and explainer videos below. 


    IB TOK Subject Brief