The Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) is an Australian senior school certificate operated by the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA). It is one of two senior school options offered at Princes Hill Secondary College.
There are approximately 45 subjects in the VCE, some which contain several options. Most subjects have four units, each lasting one semester or half-year.
It is anticipated that students at Princes Hill SC will undertake:
The majority of students undertake VCE over two years, although it is possible to complete units over 3 (or more) years without penalty.
For more details see the VCAA VCE and VCAL Administrative Handbook - Qualifications.
Students must satisfactorily complete 16 units to gain a VCE including:
All students must study English/English as an Additional language and/or English Literature at Year 11 and Year 12 levels.