Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 2 Legal Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. McCabe.

This course gives students an understanding of the law in New Zealand as it relates to their lives and society. It strives to empower students to be active, engaged citizens by equipping them with the knowledge and skills to successfully participate and create change in their communities. It involves field trips, guest speakers, research of current and historical cases, assignment and booklet work.

Learning Areas:

Tikanga ā-iwi - Social Sciences


Level 3 Legal Studies

Career Pathways

Historian, Barrister, Debt Collector, Biosecurity Officer, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Corrections Officer, Judge, Foreign Policy Officer, Human Resources Adviser, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Policy Analyst, Probation Officer, Quarantine Officer, Court Registry Officer, Case Manager