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Ancient History

Accreditation period 2022-2026

Study Design

VCE History Study Design (docx - 1,010.88kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for History Units 1-4: 2022-2026.

The VCE History Study Design comprises:

View Units 1 and 2: Empires.

View Units 1 and 2: Modern History.

Units 1-4: Ancient History.

View Units 3 and 4: Australian History .

View Units 3 and 4: Revolutions .

School-based Assessment

View VCE History School-based Assessment report
This report provides feedback of the results from the School-based Assessment Audit in the first year of implementation for this study.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Ancient History examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers.

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in the VCE
On-demand video recordings, presented with the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Inc. (VAEAI) and the Department of Education (DE) Koorie Outcomes Division, for VCE teachers and leaders as part of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in the VCE webinar program held in 2023.

History Teachers Association of Victoria (HTAV)

Curriculum Manager

Michael Spurr
Acting Curriculum Manager - History/Civics
tel: + 61 3 9059 5154

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.