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Student Entries by Sex — 2017 HSC (Preliminary)

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Board Developed Courses
Course name Units/Hours Male Female Total
Aboriginal Studies 2 unit (11000) 2 310 684 994
Aboriginal Studies Life Skills 2 unit (16687) 2 15 12 27
Agriculture 2 unit (11010) 2 1014 1002 2016
Agriculture Life Skills 2 unit (16681) 2 67 21 88
Ancient History 2 unit (11020) 2 4970 6344 11314
Arabic Beginners 2 unit (11500) 2 0 6 6
Arabic Continuers 2 unit (11510) 2 118 193 311
Armenian Continuers 2 unit (11520) 2 12 17 29
Automotive 2 unit (26010) 2 61 4 65
Automotive 2 unit (26011) 2 773 40 813
Biology 2 unit (11030) 2 9275 15039 24314
Business and Economics Life Skills 2 unit (16688) 2 35 25 60
Business Services 2 unit (26100) 2 2 1 3
Business Services 2 unit (26101) 2 910 1694 2604
Business Services 4 unit (26102) 4 18 21 39
Business Studies 2 unit (11040) 2 12905 10604 23509
Chemistry 2 unit (11050) 2 8719 7856 16575
Chinese and Literature 2 unit (11555) 2 436 495 931
Chinese in Context 2 unit (11547) 2 54 92 146
Chinese Beginners 2 unit (11530) 2 26 29 55
Chinese Continuers 2 unit (11540) 2 121 114 235
Citizenship and Legal Studies Life Skills 2 unit (16689) 2 35 10 45
Classical Greek Continuers 2 unit (11560) 2 16 3 19
Classical Hebrew Continuers 2 unit (11570) 2 9 14 23
Community and Family Studies 2 unit (11060) 2 1112 9709 10821
Community and Family Studies Life Skills 2 unit (16697) 2 106 132 238
Construction 2 unit (26200) 2 52 2 54
Construction 2 unit (26201) 2 4717 209 4926
Construction 4 unit (26202) 4 77 5 82
Construction School-based Apprenticeship 2 unit (26291) 2 110 2 112
Construction School-based Apprenticeship 4 unit (26292) 4 4 0 4
Construction School-based Apprenticeship Specialisation 1 unit (26293) 1 1 0 1
Construction School-based Apprenticeship Specialisation 2 unit (26294) 2 2 0 2
Construction Specialisation Study 1 unit (26203) 1 1 0 1
Construction Specialisation Study 2 unit (26204) 2 3 0 3
Construction Specialisation Study 4 unit (26206) 4 8 1 9
Creative Arts Life Skills 2 unit (16650) 2 392 202 594
Croatian Continuers 2 unit (11580) 2 4 5 9
Dance 2 unit (11070) 2 74 1071 1145
Dance Life Skills 2 unit (16652) 2 23 25 48
Design and Technology 2 unit (11080) 2 2888 2000 4888
Design and Technology Life Skills 2 unit (16682) 2 56 18 74
Drama 2 unit (11090) 2 1914 3528 5442
Drama Life Skills 2 unit (16654) 2 35 34 69
Dutch Continuers 2 unit (11600) 2 0 1 1
Earth and Environmental Science 2 unit (11100) 2 1235 1182 2417
Economics 2 unit (11110) 2 4795 2522 7317
Electrotechnology 2 unit (26300) 2 36 1 37
Electrotechnology 2 unit (26301) 2 577 16 593
Electrotechnology 4 unit (26302) 4 16 0 16
Electrotechnology Specialisation Study 1 unit (26313) 1 1 0 1
Engineering Studies 2 unit (11120) 2 3008 249 3257
English (Advanced) 2 unit (11140) 2 13002 17750 30752
English (Standard) 2 unit (11130) 2 17438 16077 33515
English as a Second Language 2 unit (11160) 2 1388 1438 2826
English Extension 1 unit (11150) 1 2511 4232 6743
English Life Skills 2 unit (16600) 2 1251 619 1870
English Studies 2 unit (30100) 2 5392 3078 8470
Entertainment Industry 2 unit (26400) 2 0 7 7
Entertainment Industry 2 unit (26401) 2 742 751 1493
Entertainment Industry Specialisation Study 1 unit (26403) 1 35 33 68
Filipino Continuers 2 unit (11620) 2 2 8 10
Financial Services 2 unit (27201) 2 108 38 146
Financial Services Specialisation Study 1 unit (27203) 1 0 1 1
Food Technology 2 unit (11180) 2 1348 3039 4387
Food Technology Life Skills 2 unit (16683) 2 254 156 410
French Beginners 2 unit (11630) 2 173 630 803
French Continuers 2 unit (11640) 2 235 623 858
Fundamentals of English 2 unit (11170) 2 326 331 657
Fundamentals of English (Part 1) 1 unit (11171) 1 894 887 1781
Fundamentals of English (Part 2) 1 unit (11172) 1 91 120 211
Geography 2 unit (11190) 2 3244 2768 6012
Geography Life Skills 2 unit (16690) 2 111 50 161
German Beginners 2 unit (11650) 2 57 84 141
German Continuers 2 unit (11660) 2 101 139 240
Hindi Continuers 2 unit (11670) 2 7 14 21
History Life Skills 2 unit (16691) 2 193 88 281
Hospitality 2 unit (26510) 2 18 15 33
Hospitality 2 unit (26511) 2 3089 6481 9570
Human Services 2 unit (27101) 2 73 740 813
Human Services 4 unit (27102) 4 23 126 149
Human Society and its Environment Life Skills 2 unit (16694) 2 511 239 750
Hungarian Continuers 2 unit (11680) 2 1 6 7
Indonesian and Literature 2 unit (11715) 2 44 44 88
Indonesian in Context 2 unit (11707) 2 4 8 12
Indonesian Beginners 2 unit (11690) 2 24 40 64
Indonesian Continuers 2 unit (11700) 2 24 57 81
Industrial Technology 2 unit (11200) 2 7639 1245 8884
Industrial Technology Life Skills 2 unit (16684) 2 152 28 180
Information and Digital Technology 2 unit (27300) 2 4 2 6
Information and Digital Technology 2 unit (27301) 2 961 155 1116
Information and Digital Technology 4 unit (27302) 4 31 1 32
Information and Digital Technology Specialisation Study 1 unit (27303) 1 8 0 8
Information and Digital Technology Specialisation Study 2 unit (27304) 2 8 6 14
Information and Digital Technology Specialisation Study 3 unit (27305) 3 4 0 4
Information Processes and Technology 2 unit (11210) 2 2741 679 3420
Information Processes and Technology Life Skills 2 unit (16685) 2 63 21 84
Italian Beginners 2 unit (11720) 2 118 362 480
Italian Continuers 2 unit (11730) 2 111 193 304
Japanese and Literature 2 unit (11765) 2 5 6 11
Japanese in Context 2 unit (11757) 2 11 24 35
Japanese Beginners 2 unit (11740) 2 522 654 1176
Japanese Continuers 2 unit (11750) 2 322 600 922
Khmer Continuers 2 unit (11770) 2 8 11 19
Korean and Literature 2 unit (11805) 2 16 32 48
Korean in Context 2 unit (11797) 2 25 55 80
Korean Beginners 2 unit (11780) 2 17 117 134
Korean Continuers 2 unit (11790) 2 2 15 17
Latin Continuers 2 unit (11810) 2 118 88 206
Legal Studies 2 unit (11220) 2 5399 8887 14286
Macedonian Continuers 2 unit (11840) 2 7 13 20
Maltese Continuers 2 unit (11860) 2 0 1 1
Mathematics 2 unit (11240) 2 13992 12055 26047
Mathematics Extension 1 unit (11250) 1 7151 5420 12571
Mathematics General 2 unit (11235) 2 20142 19635 39777
Mathematics Life Skills 2 unit (16610) 2 1222 578 1800
Metal and Engineering 2 unit (26700) 2 27 1 28
Metal and Engineering 2 unit (26701) 2 1301 69 1370
Metal and Engineering 4 unit (26702) 4 20 8 28
Metal and Engineering School-based Apprenticeship 2 unit (26791) 2 34 1 35
Metal and Engineering School-based Apprenticeship 4 unit (26792) 4 1 0 1
Metal and Engineering SBA Specialisation 1 unit (26793) 1 1 0 1
Modern Greek Beginners 2 unit (11870) 2 52 51 103
Modern Greek Continuers 2 unit (11880) 2 42 79 121
Modern Hebrew Continuers 2 unit (11890) 2 21 26 47
Modern History 2 unit (11270) 2 7040 7518 14558
Music Life Skills 2 unit (16656) 2 109 53 162
Music 1 2 unit (11280) 2 2852 2849 5701
Music 2 2 unit (11290) 2 448 461 909
Persian Background Speakers 2 unit (11900) 2 10 11 21
Personal Development, Health & PE Life Skills 2 unit (16620) 2 912 407 1319
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2 unit (11300) 2 9414 10657 20071
Physics 2 unit (11310) 2 9647 3247 12894
Polish Continuers 2 unit (11910) 2 6 8 14
Portuguese Continuers 2 unit (11920) 2 5 10 15
Primary Industries 2 unit (26810) 2 21 2 23
Primary Industries 2 unit (26811) 2 919 589 1508
Punjabi Continuers 2 unit (11925) 2 6 7 13
Retail Services 2 unit (26910) 2 7 15 22
Retail Services 2 unit (26911) 2 642 1386 2028
Russian Continuers 2 unit (11935) 2 9 12 21
Science Life Skills 2 unit (16640) 2 613 292 905
Senior Science 2 unit (11320) 2 2930 2308 5238
Serbian Continuers 2 unit (11940) 2 12 14 26
Society and Culture 2 unit (11330) 2 1481 5300 6781
Society and Culture Life Skills 2 unit (16692) 2 35 16 51
Software Design and Development 2 unit (11340) 2 2475 350 2825
Spanish Beginners 2 unit (11960) 2 89 231 320
Spanish Continuers 2 unit (11970) 2 46 97 143
Studies of Religion I 1 unit (11350) 1 5390 5515 10905
Studies of Religion I Life Skills 1 unit (16696) 1 21 15 36
Studies of Religion II 2 unit (11360) 2 3069 4818 7887
Studies of Religion II Life Skills 2 unit (16693) 2 8 10 18
Swedish Continuers 2 unit (11980) 2 3 5 8
Tamil Continuers 2 unit (11990) 2 10 18 28
Technology Life Skills 2 unit (16686) 2 395 179 574
Textiles and Design 2 unit (11370) 2 49 1918 1967
Textiles and Design Life Skills 2 unit (16680) 2 6 31 37
Tourism, Travel and Events 2 unit (27410) 2 2 9 11
Tourism, Travel and Events 2 unit (27411) 2 40 310 350
Turkish Continuers 2 unit (12000) 2 14 26 40
Vietnamese Continuers 2 unit (12020) 2 67 100 167
Visual Arts 2 unit (11380) 2 3354 8096 11450
Visual Arts Life Skills 2 unit (16658) 2 307 219 526
Work and the Community Life Skills 2 unit (16671) 2 763 379 1142
Non-Board Developed Courses
Course name Units/Hours Male Female Total
Aboriginal Languages 2 unit (35242) 2 3 1 4
Aboriginal Languages 2 unit (65587) 2 0 1 1
Aboriginal Studies - Local 2 unit (63031) 2 2 4 6
Active Volunteering 2 unit (64054) 2 1 1 2
Aeroskills 2 unit (41605) 2 10 1 11
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration 2 unit (51318) 2 1 0 1
America: Prophecy, Power, Politics 1 unit (95320) 1 1 9 10
Animal Studies 2 unit (58152) 2 22 88 110
Animal Studies 2 unit (58153) 2 85 347 432
Animal Studies 4 unit (58154) 4 15 49 64
Applied Fashion Design and Technology 2 unit (41018) 2 0 5 5
Applied Fashion Design and Technology 2 unit (41019) 2 1 10 11
Aquaculture 2 unit (50090) 2 1 1 2
Aquatics and Community Recreation 2 unit (43398) 2 1 0 1
Assistant Dance Teaching 2 unit (65336) 2 2 24 26
Australian Studies 1 unit (63038) 1 99 10 109
Automotive Body Repair Technology 2 unit (65543) 2 2 0 2
Automotive Electrical Technology 3 unit (65610) 3 1 0 1
Aviation (Cabin Crew) 2 unit (65401) 2 1 13 14
Aviation (Cabin Crew) 3 unit (65402) 3 1 2 3
Aviation (Ground Operations and Service) 2 unit (51411) 2 3 0 3
Aviation (Remote Pilot) 2 unit (65579) 2 82 9 91
ANU College Advanced Secondary Studies Program - Chemistry 1 unit (95022) 1 1 0 1
Beauty Services (Make-Up) 2 unit (43883) 2 0 255 255
Beauty Services (Make-Up) 4 unit (43884) 4 0 38 38
Beauty Services (Make-Up) 3 unit (43885) 3 2 75 77
Beauty Services (Nail Technology) 2 unit (43886) 2 0 7 7
Beauty Services (Nail Technology) 3 unit (43888) 3 0 1 1
Beauty Services (Nail Technology) 2 unit (43889) 2 0 5 5
Beauty Services (Retail Cosmetics) 2 unit (43468) 2 0 21 21
Beauty Services (Retail Cosmetics) 4 unit (43469) 4 0 4 4
Beauty Therapy School-based Apprenticeship 2 unit (43897) 2 0 5 5
Beauty Therapy School-based Apprenticeship 4 unit (43898) 4 0 2 2
Biblical Studies 1 unit (63260) 1 9 10 19
Big History 1 unit (64174) 1 38 32 70
Biology 2 unit (95034) 2 10 22 32
Braille 2 unit (63129) 2 1 0 1
Bushcraft 1 unit (63232) 1 10 5 15
Catholic Studies 1 unit (63046) 1 2370 1509 3879
Catholic Studies 2 unit (63047) 2 26 1 27
Catholic Studies Life Skills 1 unit (63052) 1 40 21 61
Ceramics 1 unit (35026) 1 20 93 113
Ceramics 2 unit (35027) 2 16 47 63
Christian Ministry and Theology 2 unit (62813) 2 6 14 20
Christian Studies 1 unit (64175) 1 3 8 11
Circus Skills 2 unit (63187) 2 6 9 15
Civil Construction 2 unit (59790) 2 2 0 2
Classical Ballet 2 unit (63193) 2 1 10 11
Communication in Organisations 2 unit (95065) 2 4 18 22
Community Dance, Theatre & Events 2 unit (65346) 2 3 3 6
Community Services 2 unit (58256) 2 12 63 75
Community Services 4 unit (58257) 4 1 12 13
Community Services - Introduction 3 unit (58255) 3 7 90 97
Computing Applications 1 unit (35020) 1 136 56 192
Computing Applications 2 unit (35021) 2 239 90 329
Connected Learning 1 unit (63380) 1 23 35 58
Contemporary Jewish Issues 1 unit (63064) 1 8 7 15
Creative Industries 2 unit (59853) 2 31 7 38
Credit Transfer Units 2 unit (45511) 2 1 2 3
Critical Thinking 1 unit (95017) 1 6 17 23
Dental Assisting 3 unit (62982) 3 0 1 1
Design Fundamentals 2 unit (43747) 2 18 26 44
Design Fundamentals 2 unit (43748) 2 31 100 131
Disability 2 unit (43781) 2 0 1 1
Disability 3 unit (43783) 3 0 1 1
Discovering Engineering 1 unit (95037) 1 2 0 2
Driver Education 2 unit (63237) 2 19 10 29
Early Childhood Education and Care 2 unit (41824) 2 14 372 386
Early Childhood Education and Care 3 unit (41825) 3 1 35 36
Early Childhood Education and Care 4 unit (41826) 4 8 213 221
Education Support 3 unit (44030) 3 3 15 18
Education Support 1 unit (44031) 1 2 4 6
Engineering Pathways 2 unit (59726) 2 2 0 2
Engineering Pathways 3 unit (59727) 3 9 0 9
Equine Studies 2 unit (63265) 2 0 4 4
Exploring Early Childhood 1 unit (31009) 1 25 756 781
Exploring Early Childhood 2 unit (31010) 2 40 1075 1115
Film Studies 1 unit (63200) 1 17 8 25
Film Studies 2 unit (63201) 2 8 13 21
Financial Management 2 unit (63305) 2 24 26 50
Fitness 2 unit (41804) 2 134 74 208
Fitness School-based Traineeship 3 unit (41806) 3 2 8 10
Floristry 2 unit (54610) 2 0 2 2
Floristry 2 unit (54612) 2 0 3 3
Floristry 4 unit (54618) 4 0 1 1
Furnishing School-based Apprenticeship 2 unit (43477) 2 5 0 5
Furniture Making Pathways 2 unit (65635) 2 84 5 89
Furniture Making Pathways 3 unit (65636) 3 26 11 37
Global Communities and Citizenship 2 unit (63311) 2 5 14 19
Hair or Beauty Services 2 unit (43900) 2 4 203 207
Hairdressing School-based Apprenticeship 2 unit (65226) 2 0 25 25
Hairdressing School-based Apprenticeship 2 unit (65227) 2 0 7 7
Hairdressing School-based Apprenticeship 3 unit (65228) 3 0 15 15
Hairdressing School-based Apprenticeship 3 unit (65229) 3 1 5 6
Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology 2 unit (65550) 2 2 0 2
Horse Industry Practice 4 unit (41938) 4 0 5 5
Industry-based Learning 2 unit (19900) 2 48 28 76
Industry-based Learning 2 unit (19905) 2 513 283 796
Information and Digital Skills 2 unit (65390) 2 4 0 4
Information and Digital Skills 2 unit (65392) 2 15 1 16
Japanese Life Skills 2 unit (63240) 2 1 0 1
Laboratory Skills 2 unit (59701) 2 0 1 1
Library and Information Services 2 unit (69006) 2 0 3 3
Lifestyle Studies 2 unit (63269) 2 16 37 53
Locksmithing 2 unit (50335) 2 1 0 1
Logos I Philosophy 1 unit (95077) 1 18 20 38
Logos II Ethics 1 unit (95078) 1 6 11 17
Marine Mechanical Technology 2 unit (65555) 2 1 0 1
Marine Mechanical Technology 3 unit (65556) 3 2 0 2
Marine Studies 1 unit (33502) 1 181 141 322
Marine Studies 2 unit (33503) 2 501 324 825
Maritime Operations 2 unit (59673) 2 16 4 20
Maritime Operations 3 unit (59678) 3 3 0 3
Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) 2 unit (54630) 2 6 0 6
Meat Processing(Abattoirs) 2 unit (54638) 2 4 0 4
Mobile Plant Technology 2 unit (43557) 2 1 0 1
Motorcycle Mechanical Technology 3 unit (65560) 3 2 0 2
Motorcycle Mechanical Technology 2 unit (65562) 2 1 0 1
Music Industry 2 unit (65169) 2 37 32 69
Music Industry 2 unit (65177) 2 4 1 5
Music Industry - Introduction 2 unit (65175) 2 5 3 8
Music Industry - Introduction 3 unit (65176) 3 8 5 13
Music Technology 1 unit (63212) 1 4 3 7
Orthodox Studies 1 unit (63082) 1 35 24 59
Outdoor Recreation 3 unit (43412) 3 57 26 83
Outdoor Recreation 2 unit (43438) 2 32 21 53
Outdoor Recreation 4 unit (43439) 4 5 0 5
Parks and Gardens 2 unit (44015) 2 1 0 1
Performing Arts, Music 2 unit (61237) 2 7 2 9
Performing Arts, Production 1 unit (61247) 1 10 9 19
Philosophy 1 unit (63088) 1 70 68 138
Philosophy 2 unit (63089) 2 6 9 15
Photography, Video and Digital Imaging 1 unit (35225) 1 614 713 1327
Photography, Video and Digital Imaging 2 unit (35226) 2 850 1250 2100
Plumbing 2 unit (52210) 2 21 0 21
Plumbing 4 unit (52211) 4 31 1 32
Plumbing 2 unit (52212) 2 123 0 123
Portfolio and Presentation 2 unit (63309) 2 20 41 61
Property Services 2 unit (58080) 2 3 2 5
Property Services 2 unit (58081) 2 33 30 63
Property Services 4 unit (58082) 4 0 1 1
Psychology 1 unit (63096) 1 52 60 112
Psychology 2 unit (63097) 2 10 27 37
Racing (Stablehand) 2 unit (58254) 2 3 2 5
Research Studies 1 unit (65054) 1 19 16 35
Resources and Infrastructure 2 unit (65500) 2 5 0 5
Resources and Infrastructure 2 unit (65501) 2 2 0 2
Resources and Infrastructure 4 unit (65502) 4 16 1 17
Retail 2 unit (59882) 2 13 11 24
Retail 3 unit (59883) 3 4 9 13
Retail Baking 2 unit (59425) 2 10 24 34
Retail Baking 2 unit (59426) 2 6 6 12
Salon Assistant 3 unit (65238) 3 10 135 145
Sawmilling and Processing 2 unit (65570) 2 1 0 1
Screen and Media 2 unit (59854) 2 21 21 42
Screen and Media 2 unit (59855) 2 78 31 109
Screen and Media 4 unit (59856) 4 6 11 17
Shopfitting 3 unit (65660) 3 1 0 1
Signs and Graphics 2 unit (41634) 2 0 1 1
Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways 2 unit (65244) 2 99 56 155
Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways 3 unit (65245) 3 58 28 86
Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways 2 unit (65246) 2 128 93 221
Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways 4 unit (65247) 4 27 15 42
Sport and Recreation 3 unit (50406) 3 57 18 75
Sport and Recreation 2 unit (50407) 2 56 52 108
Sport and Recreation 4 unit (50409) 4 8 4 12
Sport Career Oriented Participation 3 unit (50401) 3 3 0 3
Sport Career Oriented Participation 2 unit (65583) 2 2 0 2
Sport Coaching 2 unit (50402) 2 966 378 1344
Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Studies 1 unit (35014) 1 2240 804 3044
Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Studies 2 unit (35015) 2 5498 2221 7719
Sports Turf Management 2 unit (44003) 2 1 0 1
Sports Turf Management 2 unit (44004) 2 1 0 1
Theatre and Screen Performance 2 unit (43565) 2 0 4 4
Theory of Knowledge 2 unit (63011) 2 27 18 45
Tourism 2 unit (42036) 2 0 1 1
Tourism 3 unit (42037) 3 0 1 1
Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft 2 unit (43760) 2 4 7 11
Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft 2 unit (43762) 2 3 10 13
Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft 2 unit (43763) 2 26 49 75
Visual Arts, Printmaking 2 unit (89767) 2 4 15 19
Visual Design 1 unit (35100) 1 168 247 415
Visual Design 2 unit (35101) 2 263 384 647
Warehousing Operations 2 unit (65508) 2 7 0 7
Warehousing Operations 2 unit (65509) 2 54 11 65
Work Studies 1 unit (35200) 1 487 308 795
Work Studies 2 unit (35201) 2 1280 898 2178
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