Accreditation period 2016-2020
Accreditation expires 31 December 2020.
VCE Australian History contains Units 3 and 4 only.
The VCE History Study Design comprises:
Units 1 and 2: Global empires
Units 1 and 2: Twentieth century history
Untis 1-4: Ancient History
Units 3 and 4: Australian history
Units 3 and 4: Revolutions
VCE Australian History School-assessed Coursework report.
School-assessed Coursework reports are prepared in the first year of implementation for the study.
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
VCE Australian History examination specifications, past examinations and reports.
Examination specifications and sample examination (April 2016)
Advice for teachers
Contains advice about assessment and designing teaching and learning activities.
Frequently asked questions
A list of suitable resources for VCE Australian History.
A summary of the VCE History Study Design for 2016-2020.
Video recording of implementation briefing (conducted in Term 2, 2015)
Consultation is now closed.
The History review panels and writing panels will consider all responses to the consultation draft before a final draft of the study design is prepared.
The final draft of the study design will be considered by the Board of the VCAA in December 2019. Updates on the progress of the review are published in the VCAA Bulletin regularly.