Research Project

From 2017, Research Project A can contribute to your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). For further information refer to page 2 of the SATAC Bulletin.

In the Research Project, you will have the opportunity to study an area of interest in depth.

It will require you to use your creativity and initiative, while developing the research and presentation skills you will need in further study or work.

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Changes to moderation sample selection

From 2017, the SACE Board will no longer select moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers will select the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.
FAQs about the Research Project What is the Research Project? Here's all you need to know
Videos for students Hear from students who have completed the Research Project
Student stories Read first-hand accounts
Subject advice and forms Subject outline, subject operational information and other valuable resources
Support materials Teaching materials and examples of students' work
Introducing the Research Project to students Materials to help you plan and introduce the subjects to student
Teacher videos Advice from other teachers
2017 Research Project Student Expo Find out information and register your school group
2016 Research Project Expo See highlights and get inspired
Past expos Videos, photos and examples from previous years
Quality assurance and assessment panels Information and expressions of interest
Kane Dyer — Research Project A Senior SACE Officer —
Curriculum and Assessment
+61 8 8372 7479
Luke Nash — Research Project B Senior SACE Officer —
Curriculum and Assessment
+61 8 8372 7466
Eliza Saito — Research Project B SACE Officer —
Curriculum and Assessment
+61 8 8372 7559