Advanced Academic Diploma-ECAAD

Science - Biology labFor those students who are interested in pursuing a balanced program of study, Elizabeth College provides an Advanced Academic Diploma (ECAAD). ECAAD ensures a supportive environment for students who wish to achieve at the highest level in their pre-tertiary studies.
Students who show academic ability and a willingness to meet the ECAAD criteria outlined below are encouraged to apply by
expression of interest.

  • The program is studied over two years using TCE pre tertiary subjects. Year 12 students may be invited to join the program depending on their Year 11 results
  • A review of students’ attainment will be conducted after year 11 to assess student’s ongoing participation in the program
  • The program is studied over two years using TCE pre tertiary subjects. Year 12 students may be invited to join the program depending on their Year 11 results
  • Students must attend an overnight camp and also participate in some adventure activities such as rafting, abseiling and rock climbing
  • Students participate in a Contemporary Issues and Culture program. The program is guided by teachers and students and will provide
    appreciation of a range of ideas and experiences across the curriculum, including visiting speakers and excursions to the cinema and to theatre and music performances
  • Students participate in a Community Service Program
  • Successful candidates should actively participate in a College sport, drama, music, service or representative team as offered in the enrichment or sports program
  • Supports involvement in the University of Tasmania High Achiever Program
  • Candidates must attain an Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking (ATAR) of 90.

If you are interested in undertaking the Advanced Academic Diploma, please express your interest by completing your details and personal statement and hand the form to a High School Transition Officer or posting it to The ECAAD Coordinator.

Discussions with interested candidates will take place before the academic year begins.