VCE at Gilson College

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)

Our VCE program offers a broad range of subject choices that allows students to pursue their interests, and at the same time provide opportunities and learning pathways to continue with their choices of tertiary education. Subjects offered for VCE may vary slightly from year to year and is dependent on student choices. Subjects are offered from maths, sciences, humanities, arts, technologies and language.


Year 11 and 12 students are to complete 6 subjects. Students who had the opportunity to complete Unit 3 and 4 studies in Maths, Environmental Science and / or Hospitality, can make special application to study 5 subjects in Year 12.

Opportunities for higher achieving students

Year 12 Gilson College Higher Achieving students, who have completed Unit 3 and 4 subjects in Year 11, also have the opportunity to extend their studies and enrol in a range first year university undergraduate subjects through Federation University.

Career support

Students are encouraged to study in their areas of strength. Initially to select their subjects for Year 11, students are interviewed by the Careers teachers, where they look at both their goals for a career in the future and their learning strengths. This is used to assist them select choices for Year 11 and 12.