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Accreditation period Units 1 and 2 2016-2021

The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 has been extended until 31 December 2021.

Accreditation period Units 3 and 4 2017-2021

Units 3 and 4 accreditation expires 31 December 2021.

Professional learning webinar session

A professional learning webinar session has been organised during Term 1 to support Unit 3 School-based Assessment in VCE Psychology with the aim to build capacity to develop compliant, rigorous and engaging VCE assessment tasks.

Register now for the session.

Study Design

VCE Psychology Study Design (pdf - 1.04mb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Psychology Units 1-2: 2016-2021 and Units 3-4: 2017-2021.

VCE Psychology Study Design amendment (June 2017)

School-based assessment

View VCE Psychology School-based assessment report

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Psychology examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Study summary
A summary of the VCE Psychology Study Design for (Units 1–2 2016-2021, Units 3-4 2017-2021).

Managing VCE Psychology student investigations and scientific posters
Faculty discussion resource.

Planning for School-assessed Coursework for Psychology
Supporting presentation from webinar delivered in Term 3, 2019.

Video recording of implementation briefing conducted in Term 2, 2015

Study review

Study Review Plan

The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Psychology which will be conducted in 2020.

Consultation register

Consultation on the proposed VCE Psychology Study Design will be conducted in 2020. The draft study design and consultation questionnaire will be available for consideration on this page during 2020. To register your interest for the public consultation, please complete the registration form.

Curriculum Manager

Erin Wilson

Curriculum Manager - STEM

tel: +61 3 9032 1723


Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.