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HSC Preparation

HSC preparation (years 10-12)

HSC preparation (years 10-12). The smart way to prepare for your HSC.

The HSC syllabus has changed. We’ve responded, with an all-new program of over 60 HSC preparatory courses led by brilliant educators who will get you focused on the content that matters.

Each intensive HSC holiday workshop is a valuable complement to your school studies. Students receive a solid induction into HSC exam technique, and critical subject-matter knowledge.


  • Response to new syllabus – our teachers are HSC veterans, with real knowledge of what examiners will be looking for in the all-new 2019 HSC syllabus.

  • Shorter, more accessible format – responding to public demand for shorter courses, we now offer all essential subject information in workshops of just one and two days each.

  • New, highly qualified tutors – each member of our newly expanded team is knowledgeable and effective, having helped countless students exceed their HSC potential.

Browse our courses below, and bookmark our Getting through your HSC guide on getting through this life-changing 13-month journey.

Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

Years 10-12 Study and Essay Skills. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This two-day Essay Writing course focuses on the essay form and related critical thinking, language and punctuation skills for students in Years 10 – 12. The course is relevant to a range of subjects that require the writing of essays for assignments and exams. In this essay writing course senior high school students will study how to structure essays, organise ideas and information, and write in appropriate... [More]
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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - 2 Unit (Part 2) (April)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC Mathematics the smart way with HSC Mathematics preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This course is the second in a series of three Mathematics (2 Unit) courses and provides consolidation of the key content and skills from some important topics from the HSC Mathematics course. The course covers applications of differentiation (including curve sketching and maxima & minima problems), integration... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - 2 Unit (Part 2) (April)

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HSC Chemistry Preparation Course (Part 2) (April)

HSC Chemistry. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC Chemistry the smart way with HSC Chemistry preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This course provides consolidation of the key content and skills from Module 6 – Acid/base Reactions. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply chemical knowledge in an HSC assessment context. The workshops are activity based whereby students explore and apply chemical knowledge and skills... [More]
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HSC Chemistry Preparation Course (Part 2) (April)

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HSC Economics Preparation Course (Part 2) (April)

HSC Economics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC Economics the smart way with HSC Economics preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. Exchange Rates and the Six Economic Issues This course will discuss the way in which current and relevant economic statistical data can improve responses in Economics, revise the key components of Exchange Rate theory and the arguments of Free Trade and Protection (HSC Economics Topic 2), as well as a revise the key... [More]
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HSC Economics Preparation Course (Part 2) (April)

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC Economics”}</p><p><strong>Exchange Rates and the Six Economic Issues</strong></p><p>This course will discuss the way in which current and relevant economic

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: Keat's 'Selected Poems' and 'Bright Star'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new two-day HSC English preparation course focuses on a pairing of selected poems by the second generation Romantic poet, John Keats, and the 2009 film on the life and loves of the poet for the Advanced English Module A: Textual Conversations. As Keats died tragically young and Campion’s film comprises a Romantic... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module A: Keat's 'Selected Poems' and 'Bright Star'

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: T.S. Eliot's 'Selected Poems'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This HSC English preparation course focuses on the poems of T. S. Eliot selected for study for the Advanced English Module B: Critical Study of Literature. The new one-day course begins with an overview of Eliot’s life and career and close study of the set poems in relation to their meaning, style and context. Throughout... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: T.S. Eliot's 'Selected Poems'

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Great Expectations'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This HSC English preparation course focuses on Charles Dickens' Great Expectations (1861) for the Advanced English Module B: Critical Study of Literature. This new one-day course will review the content, structure and context of the novel. The review of structure begins with Pip’s account of himself from childhood to... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Great Expectations'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This HSC English preparation course focuses on Charles Dickens' <em>Great Expectations</em> (1861) for the Advanced English Module B: <em>Critical

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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'The Crucible'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This HSC English preparation course focuses on Arthur Miller’s The Crucible (first performed 1954) for the Common Module: Texts and Human Experiences. The new one-day course will review the context, content and structure of the play in relation to representation of individual and collective human experience. Related issues... [More]
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HSC English Standard & Advanced Preparation Course - Common Module: 'The Crucible'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This HSC English preparation course focuses on Arthur Miller’s <em>The Crucible</em> (first performed 1954) for the Common Module: <em>Texts and

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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 2) (April)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC Mathematics the smart way with HSC Mathematics preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This course is the second in a series of three Mathematics Extension 1 courses and provides consolidation of key content and skills from important topics in the Mathematics Extension 1 course. The program covers proof by mathematical induction, parametric representation, methods of integration, and permutations... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 2) (April)

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry IV Part 1'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Prepare for HSC English the smart way with HSC English preparation courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part 1 (1598) for Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature. Close analysis and discussion focuses on Henry IV Part 1's construction, content and language: its genre as both history and a morality play; its three plot strands; the play... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry IV Part 1'

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - HSC English”}</p><p>This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s <em>Henry IV Part 1</em> (1598) for Advanced Module B: <em>Critical Study

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