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Accreditation period 2017-2022

The accreditation period for Studio Arts has been extended and expires 31 December 2022.

Study Design

VCE Studio Arts Study Design (pdf – 178.96kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Studio Arts Units 1–4: 2017–2022.

School-based assessment

VCE Studio Arts: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 2022 (docx - 722.9kb)

VCE Studio Arts School-based Assessment report.

View Professional Learning videos for School-based Assessment in 2022

A series of on-demand videos to provide teachers with a clear understanding of the delivery of the School-assessed Task, including authentication, administration and how to apply the assessment criteria and descriptors for the School-assessed Task.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Studio Arts examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Art elements and principles

Establishing a studio practice – resource

Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions raised during the Art state-wide implementation briefings held throughout 2016.

Implementation workshop presentation
Presentation notes from the Studio Arts state-wide implementation briefings held throughout 2016.

Study summary
A summary of the VCE Studio Arts Study Design for 2017–2022.

VCE Studio Arts School-assessed Task professional learning
The link will take you to advice for the School-assessed Task, School-assessed Coursework and folio and assessment examples from the VCAA School-assessed Task professional learning sessions from 2017–2020 for VCE Studio Arts.

Study design for implementation in 2023

Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use from 2023. This is available to teachers in preparation for the implementation of the new study in 2023. Additional resources will be added progressively as they become available.

For accreditation period 2023–2027

In 2022, schools must ensure they use the VCE Studio Arts Study Design Units 1-4: 2017–2022.

Curriculum Manager

Kathryn Hendy-Ekers
Curriculum Manager – Visual Art, Communication Design and Media
tel: + 61 3 9059 5147

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.