External Examination

WACE examination details


All students who have studied two Stage 2 or Stage 3 units in their final year will sit an external examination, unless exempt. There will be separate Stage 2 and Stage 3 examinations.

 

Details of the exams in this course are prescribed in the examination design briefs and are summarised below. The design briefs can be accessed on the course page

Both Stage 2 and Stage 3 exams will consist of a three hour written paper with 10 minutes reading time. The theory component of the paper will be in the range of 50% and the production component will be in the range of 50%.

 

 


Stage 3 examination


Section One: Multiple-choice
10% of the paper
Suggested working time: 20 minutes
20 questions
Section Two: Short answer
15% of the paper
Suggested working time: 35 minutes
Six compulsory questions
Section Three: Extended answer
25% of the paper
Suggested working time: 50 minutes
Two questions
Section Four: Production
50% of the paper
Suggested working time: 75 minutes
One question with subparts


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