Year 11 – 12 HSC

The HSC is a qualification recognised by all universities in Australia and New Zealand, as well as many universities in the United Kingdom and Europe, the United States and Canada, and many Asian countries including japan, Singapore and Malaysia.

St Paul’s is accredited by the NSW Board of Studies to offer the HSC program.

Duration of course: 68 weeks (Year 11 and 12)
Mode of studies: 30 hours face-to-face teaching
Assessment methods: The course mcludes both internal and external

Candidates for the HSC must undertake a program of study comprising a minimum of:

  •   13 units of Preliminary Courses (Year 11)
  •   11 units of HSC Courses (Year 12)

These units must include at least two units in English and incorporate at least four subjects. The College offers a range of courses equivalent to two units each. These 2-Unit subjects are:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Modern History
  • Economics
  • Business Studies• Legal Studies
  • Industrial Technology Multimedia (Computing)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Visual Arts
  • Chinese for Continuers
  • Japanese
  • Chinese Literature
  • Personal Development,Health & Physical Education

More advanced (Extension) courses are available in English and Mathematics. To be eligible to enter the HSC program in Year 11, international students must have completed at least four years of high school and achieved a recommended IELTS or equivalent (Academic) score of 4.5.

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