Course Outlines

Senior Course Outline

You must:

  • complete a minimum of 20 units, which may include unit equivalents (see below) attained through VET or endorsed programs. This requirement includes at least:
  • a minimum of ten Year 12 units (including unit equivalents)
  • two completed Year 11 units from an English course and one pair of completed Year 12 units from an English course (English, Literature, English as an Additional Language or Dialect).
  • one pair of Year 12 units from each of List A subjects (the arts, languages and social sciences) and List B subjects (mathematics, science and technology) see (Appendix 1).

To ensure an appropriate breadth of study in your senior secondary studies, you are required to select at least one Year 11 and 12 course unit from each of List A and List B subjects.

(a full list of List A and B subjects is available here or you can click on the links provided below for some of the subjects)

AIS Aboriginal and Intercultural Studies ACF Accounting and Finance
ABL Aboriginal Languages of WA APS Animal Production Systems
HIA Ancient History AIT Applied Information Technology
ARA Arabic AET Automotive Engineering and Technology
AUS Auslan AVN Aviation
BME Business Management and Enterprise BLY Biology
CAE Career and Enterprise BCN Building and Construction
CFC Children, Family and the Community CHE Chemistry
CBL Chinese: Background Language CSC Computer Science
CFL Chinese: First Language EES Earth and Environmental Science
CSL Chinese: Second Language EST Engineering Studies
DAN Dance FST Food, Science and Technology (Hospitality)
DRA Drama HEA Health
ECO Economics HBY Human Biology
ENG English ISC Integrated Science
ELD English as an Additional Language MDT Materials, Design and Technology – Metal
GEO Geography MDT Materials, Design and Technology – Textiles
GBL German: Background Language MAA Mathematics Applications
GSL German: Second Language MAE Mathematics Essential
HEA Health Studies MAM Mathematics Methods
HEW Hebrew MAS Mathematics Specialist
IBL Indonesian: Background Language OED Outdoor Education
IFL Indonesian: First Language PES Physical Education Studies
IND Indonesian: Second Language PHY Physics
TB Italian: Background Language PSY Psychology
ISL Italian: Second Language
JBL Japanese: Background Language
JFL Japanese: First Language
JSL Japanese: Second Language
LIT Literature
MPA Media Production and Analysis
GRE Modern Greek
HIM Modern History
MUS Music
PAE Philosophy and Ethics
PAL Politics and Law
POL Polish
REL Religion and Life
RUS Russian
TUR Turkish
VAR Visual Arts