Legal Studies A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaHASS
SemesterSemester 1
Pre requisitenone required
Additional CostsNone

Who is this course for?

Students interested in how individuals are affected by laws in our society and the legal processes which operate in Australia. No background knowledge is assumed although students need good reading, writing and research skills.

What will I learn

You will study the following topics:

  • Law and society – origins of law, criminal and civil disputes and courts
  • Young people and the law – legal issues regarding drugs, child abuse and underage drinking
  • The court's system – including criminal, civil law

How will I be assessed?

You will demonstrate evidence of your learning through the following assessment types:

  • Folio – tests, assignments
  • Issues Study
  • Mock Trial

Pre requisite

none required

Last updated: 01 August 2018