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Computing: Informatics

Accreditation period 2016-2019

Accreditation expires 31 December 2019.

Study Design

VCE Computing: Informatics Study design (pdf - 334.05kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Computing: Informatics Units 3-4: 2016-2019.

Software tools and functions


The VCE Computing Study Design comprises:

View Units 1 and 2: Computing

Units 3 and 4: Informatics

View Units 3 and 4: Software Development

School-based assessment

View 2019 VCE Computing: Informatics administrative informat​ion for school-based assessment.
Contains SAT assessment and authentication information, including forms and assessment sheet.

View 2019 general advice on the School-based Assessment Audit .
Contains information on the School-based Assessment Audit​.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Computing: Informatics examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Written examination Entity-relationship (ER) conventions
Definitions and symbols for Entity-relationship conventions in VCE Computing: Informatics examinations 2016-2019.

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Study summary
A summary of the VCE Computing: Informatics Study Design for 2016-2019.

​School-assessed Coursework report
School-assessed Coursework reports are prepared in the fir​st year of implementation for the st​​udy.​​

Study design for implementation in 2020

Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use from 2020. This is available to teachers in preparation for the implementation of the new study in 2020. Additional resources will be added progressively as they become available.