3LST

Level 3 Legal Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. McCabe

Students will gain a broad understanding of how law develops our society so that they can take their full place within it, as confident, informed and responsible young adults. It helps students understand their rights, roles and responsibilities as participants in a legal system within a democratic society. There will be field trips to Kaiapoi Pa to contextualise Tikanga/ Maori Lore, and to the Justice Precinct.

Students are expected to complete four of the five units offered below.


Recommended Prior Learning

Nil. This course is complemented by study of Level 2 Legal Studies, History and Classical Studies, but does not exclude students who have not done these.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10347 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the development of the New Zealand legal system
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27840 v2
NZQA Info
Evaluate a concept of justice in relation to a specific situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27849 v2
NZQA Info
Evaluate a law making process in relation to a significant legal issue
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27852 v2
NZQA Info
Evaluate systems of government and their formation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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