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VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable - Mathematical Methods

The VCE on a Northern Hemisphere Timetable (NHT) operates from July to June. Only authorised providers may offer VCE Mathematical Methods on the Northern Hemisphere Timetable.

Study Design - Accreditation period Units 1-4: 2016-2022

The accreditation period has been extended and expires for the NHT on 30 June 2023.

This study design is to be used for the 2022–2023 NHT.

VCE Mathematics Study Design (pdf - 435.92kb) 

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Mathematical Methods Units 1-4: 2016-2022.

School-based assessment

View VCE Mathematical Methods School-assessed Coursework report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View NHT examination specifications, past examinations and reports

Approved technology

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Frequently asked questions
Based on queries raised during the Mathematics study design implementation briefings.

VCE Mathematical Methods School-assessed Coursework
This resource provides an overview of School-assessed Coursework for VCE Mathematical Methods: Units 3 and 4.

Modelling and problem solving
This document complements the School-assessed Coursework report and should be read in conjunction with it.

VCE Mathematics School-assessed Coursework (SAC) Resource (2000)
This on-line resource provides access to VCE Mathematics Common Assessment Task (CAT) Investigative Project and Challenging Problem materials (1989–1999).

Study design for implementation in NHT 2023-2024

Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use on the NHT from July 2023. This is available to teachers in preparation for the implementation of the new study in 2023. Additional resources will be added progressively as they become available.

For accreditation period 2023-2027 (NHT July 2023 to June 2028)

In NHT 2022-2023, schools must ensure they use the VCE Mathematics Study Design 2016-2022.

Curriculum Manager

Michael MacNeill
Curriculum Manager - Mathematics
tel: + 61 3 7022 5538

Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.