Units 1 and 2: 2018–2023; Units 3 and 4: 2018–2024
The accreditation period for Units 1 and 2 has been extended and expires 31 December 2023.
The accreditation period for Units 3 and 4 has been extended and expires 31 December 2024.
The VCE Australian and Global Politics Study Design comprises:
Unit 1: Ideas, actors and power
Unit 2: Global connections
Units 3 and 4: Australian Politics
Units 3 and 4: Global Politics
Advice for teachers
Glossary of command terms
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
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
Frequently asked questions raised at implementation briefings in 2017.
Implementation briefing presentation
Presentation notes from the Australian and Global Politics implementation sessions.
Social Education Victoria (formerly the Victorian Association of Social Studies Teachers)
Professional development resource.
Study Review Plan (docx - 85.43kb)
The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Australian and Global Politics which will be conducted in 2022.
Consultation on the VCE Politics 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
Acting Curriculum Manager - Civics/Politics
tel: + 61 3 7008 8300
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.