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Australian History

Accreditation period 2016-2020

Accreditation expires 31 December 2020.

VCE Australian History contains Units 3 and 4 only.

VCE History implementation sessions

Implementation sessions for the reaccredited VCE History Study Design will run in April and May 2020. 

Register now for a session.

Study Design

VCE History Study Design (pdf - 881.66kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Australian History Units 3 and 4: 2016-2020.

The VCE History Study Design comprises:

View Units 1 and 2: Global empires

View Units 1 and 2: Twentieth century history

View Untis 1-4: Ancient History

Units 3 and 4: Australian history

View Units 3 and 4: Revolutions

School-based assessment

View VCE Australian History School-assessed Coursework report.
School-assessed Coursework r​eports are prepared in the first year of i​mplementation for the study.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Australian History examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Examination specifications and sample examination (April 2016)

Support material

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.

Study summary
A summary of the VCE History Study Design for 2016-2020.

​Video recording of implementation briefing (conducted in Term 2, 2015)