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SACE Integrated Programs

90 credits


This course gives students the opportunity to complete their SACE and gain an ATAR for University entrance. The subjects are integrated so that the learning and assessment in each subject supports the learning and assessment in the other subjects in the program.

Course Content
Assessment
Pathways
Overview

COURSE STRUCTURE


The course consists of five subjects:

ENGLISH

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students analyse texts with an emphasis on how language and stylistic features shape ideas and perspectives in a range of contexts. They consider a range of perspectives in texts and their representation of human experience and the world.
Students explore how the purpose of a text is achieved through application of text conventions and stylistic choices to position the audience to respond to ideas and perspectives. An understanding of purpose, audience, and context is applied in students? own creation of imaginative, interpretive, analytical, and persuasive texts that may be written, oral, and/or multimodal.

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ESSENTIAL EAL

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students develop their understanding, confidence and proficiency in the use of the English language, developing skills as critical readers, viewers, listeners, speakers and writers.

SOCIETY AND CULTURE

SACE Stage 2 20 credits
Students develop skills in various approaches to, and methods of, investigating and analysing contemporary social issues.
They become familiar with the limits and potential of these approaches and methods and with the ethical issues associated with them.
The choice of topics will reflect the experiences, backgrounds and interests that each student brings to their studies.

INFORMATION PROCESSING AND PUBLISHING

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students apply practical skills and design principles to provide creative solutions to text-based communication tasks. They create both hard copy and electronic text-based publications and evaluate the development process.
Students use technology to design and implement information processing solutions and identify, choose and use the appropriate computer hardware and software to process, manage and communicate information in a range of contexts.

HEALTH

SACE Stage 2 - 20 credits
Students learn about the factors that shape the behaviour and attitudes of individuals and groups in relation to healthy living and caring for themselves and the environment.
They develop skills to consider how changing social structures, community values, environmental issues and new technologies affect the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

RESEARCH PROJECT

SACE Stage 2 - 10 credits
Students develop research skills and complete the Research Project based on an area of personal interest.

Pathways

Assessment in each subject includes school and external assessment components. There are no examinations in this course.

Pathways

Successful completion of this course enables students to meet the entry requirements for tertiary courses without specific prerequisites.