What is WACE program?
What is WACE program?
- Tuesday March 24th, 2020
- Posted by: Đỗ Thành Danh
GSQT – If Australia is one of the upcoming study abroad goals, you should not miss to learn what is WACE program.
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Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) is a certificate that students will receive upon completing Western Australia’s general education program, which is a condition when transferring to the top universities in the world, including universities in the IVY group in US and UK.
Generally, students complete WACE in grade 11 and 12. Students who complete the program will receive an Australian Baccalaureate degree, issued by an academic board on behalf of the Western Australian state government.
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To learn more about what is WACE program, you need to know the eligibility requirements for the program and its advantages.
Conditions for receiving WACE certification
First, students must meet the minimum standards in literacy and mathematics, reaching the standard or higher for the OLNA or NAPLAN exam.
Second, students must complete a minimum of 20 credits, with 10 credits in year 11 and 10 or more credits in year 12. In particular, the credits completed each year must have 2 credits in English, 2 credits in the list A (Arts, Languages, Social Science) and list B (Mathematics, Science, Technology).
Third, students must have a total of 14 or more credits of C or above, in which 6 credits get C or above in grade 12.
Fourth, students must complete at least 4 subjects of ATAR program (Australia Tertiary Admission Ranking certificate).
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Advantages of the WACE program
First, with the wide universality, students are free to take the Australian Baccalaureate degree right in their own country.
Second, thanks to advanced teaching methods and curriculum, WACE helps to build a basic knowledge premise for higher levels of education.
Third, because the curriculum with a flexible combination of subjects such as Math, Science, Psychology, Business Administration…, the evaluation results are based on 50% of the classroom learning process and 50% from the exam results. Therefore, it requires students to study comprehensively and achieve according to certain standards.
Fourth, the program is designed to be relatively broad in order to give students many options after graduation such as college, vocational training, or immediate employment in the labor market.
Fifth, WACE certificate is widely recognized worldwide. Now you know what is WACE program.
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