SACE Stage 2

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Humanities and Social Sciences

SACE Stage 2

20 credits

Students develop an understanding of the spatial interrelationships between people, places, and environments. They appreciate the complexity of our world, the diversity of its environments, and the challenges and associated opportunities facing Australia and the world.

The course provides a systematic, integrative way of exploring, analysing and applying the concepts of place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale and change.

Course Content
Further Info
Students build skills of geographical enquiry through the exploration of the following topics:
  • Ecosystems and People
  • Climate Change
  • Population Change
  • Globalisation
  • Transforming Global Inequality
  • Negotiated Elective


School Assessment

Geographical Skills and Applications 40%
Fieldwork Report 30%

External Assessment
Examination 30%


This course complements both science and humanities courses.