Subject information

Specialist Mathematics draws on and deepens students' mathematical knowledge, skills, and understanding, and provides opportunities for students to develop their skills in using rigorous mathematical arguments and proofs, and using mathematical models. It includes the study of functions and calculus. The subject leads to study in a range of tertiary courses such as mathematical sciences, engineering, computer science, and physical sciences.

Students who complete this subject with a C grade or better will meet the numeracy requirement of the SACE.

Subject code: 2MSC20

Credits: 20

Subject outline 2017 [DOC 760KB]

Changes to moderation sample selection

From 2017, the SACE Board will no longer select Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers will select the moderation sample.

Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.
Deanna Isles
SACE Officer – Curriculum and Assessment
+61 8 8372 7526