Pattern of study for Higher School Certificate Science
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|
|Science courses||Pattern of study requirement|
A student may count up to six units of Science in Year 11 and seven units of Science in Year 12.
||Any one of, or combination of, Year 11 Science courses are a prerequisite for entry into Science Extension in Year 12. Students must continue studying at least one Science course in Year 12 while studying Science Extension.|
||Each Science Life Skills course contributes 2 units of study in Year 11 and Year 12. Students can complete one of, or any combination of, Science Life Skills courses to contribute up to six units of study towards their Year 11 or Year 12 pattern of study. Science Life Skills courses will not provide entry into the new Science Extension (Year 12) course.|