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Applied Computing: Software Development

Accreditation period 2020-2024

The accreditation period for Applied Computing: Software Development has been extended and expires 31 December 2024.

Study Design

VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Study Design

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Applied Computing: Software Development Units 3 and 4: 2020-2024.

Applied Computing: Software Development: Programming requirements for 2022 (docx - 80.21kb)

The VCE Applied Computing Study Design comprises:

View Units 1 and 2: Applied Computing

View Units 3 and 4: Data Analytics

Units 3 and 4: Software Development

School-based assessment

VCE Applied Computing: Software Development: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 2022 (docx - 754.44kb)

VCE Applied Computing: Software Development School-based Assessment report

View Professional Learning videos for School-based Assessment in 2022

A series of on-demand videos to provide teachers with a clear understanding of the delivery of the School-assessed Task, including authentication, administration and how to apply the assessment criteria and descriptors for the School-assessed Task.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Applied Computing: Software Development examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

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.

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 3 Outcome 1 Assessment task development template - blank

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 3 Outcome 1 Assessment task development template - plan

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 3 Outcome 1 Developing a marking scheme - sample

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 3 Outcome 1 SAC task template

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 Outcome 2 Assessment task development template - blank

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 Outcome 2 Assessment task development template - plan

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 Outcome 2 Developing a marking scheme - sample

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development Unit 4 Outcome 2 SAC task template

2022 VCE Applied Computing: Software Development SAT student planning template - blank

Curriculum Manager

Philip Feain
Curriculum Manager - Digital Technologies
tel: + 61 3 9059 5146
email: Philip.Feain@education.vic.gov.au

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.