Accreditation period 2017-2022
The accreditation period for Music has been extended and expires 31 December 2022.
VCE Music Study Design amendment (January 2018)
The VCE Music Study Design comprises:
VCE Music Performance Units 1 and 2
VCE Music Performance Units 3 and 4
VCE Music Investigation Units 3 and 4
Music Style and Composition Units 1-4
VCE Music Style and Composition School-based Assessment report.
Externally-assessed Task authentication form (18 February 2021)
Used to monitor student progress and assist teachers to record observations of student work.
VCE Music Style and Composition external assessment webpage for
- Externally-assessed task (EAT) – specifications and guidelines, weighting and criteria, marking sheet and reports
- Examination specifications, past examinations and reports.
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.
A summary of the VCE Music Study Design for 2017-2022.
Study design for implementation in 2023
Teachers are advised that the study design listed below is for use from 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
In 2022, schools must ensure they use the
VCE Music Study Design Units 1-4: 2017-2022.
Curriculum Manager - Performing Arts
tel: + 61 3 9059 5140
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