Moreton Bay Boys' College

Senior Secondary Studies (QCE) Years 11-12

Moreton Bay Boys' College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0100275

Level of study: Primary and High School


The Senior curriculum includes compulsory subjects and a breadth of elective subjects providing boys’ with a challenging and engaging programme.

Moreton Bay Boys’ College provides a variety of possible pathways that allow boys to undertake a course of study in their senior school years that meets their individual learning needs and allows them to gain tertiary entrance. Boys may elect to take a typical senior secondary curricula, studying six subjects for each of four semesters in Years 11 and 12. They may also elect to include Vocational Education as part of their study load. MBBC students may also apply for the opportunity to study Year 11 and 12 over three years within a Variable Progression Rate (VPR) course of study. The VPR program is designed to assist individual students to design a senior secondary curriculum, which meets his learning needs.

ATAR pathway

MBBC offers Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) General senior subject syllabuses in Year 11 and 12. Results in General subjects contribute to the award of a QCE and may contribute to an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) calculation. Typically, it is expected that most students will complete these courses across Years 11 and 12. All subjects build on the P–10 Australian Curriculum.

Non ATAR pathways

School-based apprenticeships and traineeships

Boys may commence a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship in the senior years of schooling at MBBC. This involves TAFE study combined with school-based study and on-the-job training.

Vocational education and training (VET)

Modules undertaken through TAFE and private providers may gain credit towards a selection rank as well as the QCE.

Senior subjects

English and General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods is compulsory. Students then select four additional subjects.

  • Ancient History
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Japanese
  • Business
  • Legal studies
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematical methods
  • Design
  • Music
  • Digital solutions
  • Physical education
  • Drama
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Religion
  • Engineering
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Specialist mathematics
  • General mathematics
  • Visual Art

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Start date: 19 April 2021
13 July 2021
05 October 2021
Duration: 104 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Moreton Bay Boys' College

302 Manly Road
Brisbane Queensland 4179


Moreton Bay Boys' College
302 Manly Road
Brisbane Queensland 4179