The VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable (NHT) operates from July to June. Only authorised providers may offer VCE Chemistry on the Northern Hemisphere Timetable.
Study Design - Accreditation period Units 1 and 2 2016-2022
The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 has been extended and expires for the NHT on 30 June 2023.
Study Design - Accreditation period Units 3 and 4 2017-2022
The accreditation period for Units 3 and 4 has been extended and expires for the NHT on 30 June 2023.
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
View VCE Chemistry examination specifications, past examinations and reports
NHT past VCE examinations and reports
Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
A summary of the VCE Chemistry Study Design for 2016-2022.
Managing VCE Chemistry student investigations and scientific posters
Faculty discussion resource.
Video recording of implementation briefing conducted in Term 2, 2015
2020 VCE Chemistry Unit 3 School-assessed Coursework Presentation
Study Review Plan
Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Chemistry which will be conducted in 2020 and 2021.
Consultation on the VCE Chemistry Study Design is now closed.
The review panel will consider all responses to the consultation draft before a final draft of the study design is prepared.
The final draft of the study design will be considered by the Board of the VCAA. Any updates on the progress of the review will be published in the
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