Accreditation period Units 1 and 2 2016-2020
Units 1 and 2 accreditation expires 31 December 2020.
Accreditation period Units 3 and 4 2017-2021
Units 3 and 4 accreditation expires 31 December 2021.
VCE Biology School-based assessment report (docx - 706.11kb)
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
VCE Biology examination specifications, past examinations and reports.
Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
A summary of the VCE Biology Study Design for Units 1 and 2: 2016-2020; Units 3 and 4: 2017-2021.
Managing VCE Biology student investigations and scientific posters
Faculty discussion resource.
Planning for School-assessed Coursework for Biology
Supporting presentation from webinar delivered in Term 3, 2019.
Frequently asked questions
Video recording of implementation briefing conducted in Term 2 2015
Wolfram Resource Packages
These resource packages use Wolfram
Mathematica®. The Department of Education and Training (DET) has obtained Wolfram
Mathematica® software licenses for all staff and students at Government, Catholic and Independent schools in Victoria.
Modelling Contagious Diseases – this resource package investigates the spread of disease, the effectiveness of vaccines and herd immunity. Specifically designed for VCE Biology Unit 3, Outcome 2 it can also be adapted for Level 9-10 Science.
Modelling Contagious Diseases teacher overview and download instructions (docx - 345.2kb)
Modelling Contagious Diseases using Wolfram resource package (nb - 1.88mb)