Students at Methodist Ladies' College can create a course that matches their interests, needs and career goals, by mixing and matching different subjects and learning strategies from within one of three distinct pathways – VCE, VCE VET and IB.
There are so many different things to try at MLC and even though you might not think you’d be good at something, once you’ve experienced it, you end up thinking ‘wow, I could potentially do this as a career’. Anastasia, Year 11
Our diverse VCE program is tailored to meet the needs and interests of each student with a wide range of subject choices available.
MLC's VCE program enables students to:
VCE VET focuses on practical activities and real life learning experiences. It encourages students to learn by doing and working as part of a team. Students can build a unique learning portfolio by adding VCE VET subjects to their VCE program, gaining all the extra benefits of a work placement in a professional environment.
Students who complete a VCE VET program graduate with both a VCE certificate and a VET qualification that has national recognition. VCE VET studies have the same status as VCE subjects and are fully integrated into the timetable.
MLC offers five VET programs:
Students who study a combined VCE VET program:
The IB program is designed to prepare students to be active participants in their global community. It is particularly suited to students wanting to pursue tertiary studies and qualifications, and is recognised by Australian tertiary institutions and major universities worldwide.
The IB is unique, with a challenging curriculum that fosters high academic standards and international understanding. The program covers six academic areas including a first and second language as well as humanities, sciences and maths.
There are three special features of the IB curriculum that promote inter-disciplinary study and thought:
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