Legal Studies

Legal Studies

Course Summary

Are you interested in Human Rights? What is justice & fairness? Why we have laws and how they are made and applied? Studying Legal studies explores the legal system, as well as individual laws. This subject will give you the confidence and ability to access and participate in the legal system. You will develop skills and knowledge to create positive changes in law and the legal system.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Investigate current legal issue
  • Develop an understanding of Crimmal Law and Civil Law
  • Explore Law making and dispute resolution
  • Learn about the Victorian legal system

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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Textbook Hire $25

Unit 3 & 4

Textbook Hire $38

Checkpoints $35 (Optional Purchase)

Learning Area Contact

Humanities Learning Area Leader

Elizabeth Pearce