The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is the certificate that many students receive upon satisfactory completion of their secondary education. The VCE provides diverse pathways to university, TAFE and further study, and to employment.

Year 11 VCE students study 6 subjects. English, Literature, or English as an Additional Language (EAL) is a compulsory subject. English/EAL runs for 6 periods per week. All other subjects run for 5 periods per week.

Year 12 VCE students study 5 subjects and each subject runs for 5 periods per week.  Year 12 English/EAL (or Literature) is compulsory. Students are required to satisfactorily complete a sequence of Units 3 and 4 English/EAL/Literature, as well as achieve a total of at least 3 units of English/EAL across Years 11 and 12, in order to be eligible for their certificate. Students have study sessions built into their timetables.

VCE units available:

  • Media
  • Legal Studies
  • English
  • Physical Education
  • Computing
  • Foundation Maths
  • Specialist Maths
  • Physics
  • Studio Arts
  • English as an Additional Language
  • Health and Human Development
  • Literature
  • Food Studies
  • History
  • General Maths
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Business Management
  • Maths Methods
  • Chemistry