Pattern of study for the Higher School Certificate
Last Updated: 8 November 2018
|This requirement has been updated as at 08 November 2018 in line with Official Notice NESA 29/17, 14 July 2017|
To qualify for the Higher School Certificate students must satisfactorily complete a Year 11 pattern of study comprising at least 12 units and a Year 12 pattern of study comprising at least 10 units. Both patterns must include:
- at least six units from Board Developed Courses;
- at least two units of a Board Developed Course in English;
- at least three courses of two units value or greater (either Board Developed or Board Endorsed Courses); and
- at least four subjects.
To satisfy pattern of study requirements for the Higher School Certificate, a student may count up to six units of Science in Year 11 and seven units of Science in Year 12.