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Course Information

Selecting your course for 2018:

Academic Programme:

Specific information about all the courses being offered in 2018 can be found in the Academic Programme.  It is important that you read all information carefully.  Use the information below to help you make sure your course is going to allow you to work towards your goals.  

Prerequisities:

Some courses have Prerequisites - these are minimum requirements for you to be allowed to do the course.    In some cases you will be able to do a course if you don't meet the Prerequisite, but you will require the approval of the HOD.

Course Costs:

Material Fees:  These are the fees for any take home compenent of the course (i.e. Things that you get keep - e.g If you build something in Technology).  This is the cost that is shown in the course selector. 

Other related course costs:  Throughout the year courses may offer trips, opportunity to purchase workbooks to help with study etc. These costs are optional.  If the student wants to take part in the trip or purchase the workbooks then they are able to.   These will be advised in writing to families throughout the year.

 

Once you have submitted your preferred Subject choices for 2018,  your Tutor teacher will talk with you to check that your course is appropriate. Your course will be confirmed once the Timetable has been finalised at the end of the year.

 

Year Level Information:

Year 10

Students need to choose one full year option, and 2 half year options*. *Half Year options are designated by a H at the end of the Course Code (i.e. 10DVCH)

Things to look for at this level:

  • Your courses are starting to align with potential subject choices in Y11,12 and Y13

 Year 11

Students choose 3 Subjects.

Things to look for at this level:

  • Your courses are starting to align with potential subject choices in Y12 and Y13
  • Total approx. credits across all your courses is 80 – 100 credits
  • You are able to gain for at least 10 Literacy and 10 Numeracy credits. 

Year 12

Students choose 5 Subjects.

Things to look for at this level:

  • Your courses are aligned with potential subject choices in Y13 and your potential tertiary study / career pathway.
  • Total approx. credits across all your courses is 80 – 100 credits
  • You are able to gain 5 credits in UE R and 5 in UE W.*  *(UE R/W Credits can count for either.   You need 5 Reading and 5 Writing (10 Total) for UE)

Year 13

Students choose 5 Subjects

 Things to look for at this level:

  • Your courses are aligned with your potential tertiary study / career pathway.
  • Total approx. credits across all your courses is 80 – 100 credits
  • You are able to gain any UE Literacy (Reading or Writing Credits you are missing)
  • If you are intending on undertaking Tertiary Study next year or in the future at least 3 of your courses must be UE Approved.

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