Legal Studies A

LevelStage 1
Learning AreaHASS
SemesterSemester 1
Pre-requisiteNone required
Additional CostsNone
SACE Credits10

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 learn about:

· Why we need laws

· How legal disputes are resolved by the courts

· How young people interact with the legal system

You will study the following topics:

  • Focus Area 1: Law and Communities
  • Focus Area 2: Justice and the law
  • Focus Area 3: Young People and the Law

How will I be assessed?

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

  • Folio- Source Analysis Assignment
  • Issues Study
  • Oral Presentation- Mock Trial


None required

Last updated: 29 July 2021