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Music Style and Composition Units 1-4

Accreditation period 2017-2021

Accreditation expires 31 December 2021.

Study Design

VCE Music Study Design (pdf - 381.33kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for VCE Music Style and Composition Units 1-4: 2017-2021.

VCE Music Study Design amendment (January 2018)

The VCE Music Study Design comprises:

View VCE Music Performance Units 1 and 2

View VCE Music Performance Units 3 and 4

View VCE Music Investigation Units 3 and 4

Music Style and Composition Units 1-4

School-based assessment

VCE Music Style and Composition School-based Assessment report.

Externally-assessed Task authentication form (February 2020)
Used to monitor student progress and assist teachers to record observations of student work.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Music Style and Composition examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Externally-assessed Task specifications and guidelines (pdf - 164.32kb) (Version 2, July 2018)
Contains a description of the task and assessment criteria.

Externally-assessed Task assessment weightings and criteria (pdf - 136.46kb) (January 2018)

Externally-assessed Task marking sheet (pdf - 43.98kb) (January 2019)
Teachers use this sheet to provide a single score to the VCAA representing assessment of the students level of performance for the Externally-assessed Task.

Examination specifications (pdf - 190.78kb) (Version 2, March 2017)

Sample aural and written examination (pdf - 318.92kb) (March 2017)

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Study summary
A summary of the VCE Music Study Design for 2017-2021.

Study review

VCE Music Style and Composition - Study Review Plan

The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Music Style and Composition which will be conducted in 2020.

Consultation register

Consultation on the proposed VCE Music Study Design will be conducted in 2020. The draft study design and consultation questionnaire will be available for consideration on this page during 2020. To register your interest for the public consultation, please complete the registration form.