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Algorithmics (HESS)

Examination specifications and sample materials

Adjusted examination specifications for 2020 (pdf - 129.87kb) (June 2020)

Sample questions (April, 2017)

Please note: The sample questions have not been amended to reflect the adjustments made to the study design in 2020.

Past examinations and examination reports

Examinations relating to the current study design

The following examinations relate to the current VCE Algorithmics (HESS) study design and other curriculum materials.


2019 VCE Algorithmics (HESS) examination (pdf - 839.23kb)

2019 VCE Algorithmics (HESS) examination report (pdf - 411.79kb)


2018 VCE Algorithmics (HESS) examination

2018 VCE Algorithmics (HESS) examination report


2017 VCE Algorithmics (HESS) examination

2017 VCE Algorithmics (HESS) examination report

Examinations relating to previous study designs

Students and teachers should note that, with the introduction of a new study design, the following examination papers are not necessarily a guide to the current VCE examination in this study.

YearPast examination papersExamination reports
2016 Exam Exam
2015 Exam Exam


Past examinations are made available after any copyright issues are finalised. The Chief Assessor prepares examination reports summarising student performance in past examinations. Examination reports for written examinations contain some answers.