Level 3 Legal Studies

3LST
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10347 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of the development of the New Zealand legal system
3
I
5
U.S. 27840 v2 Evaluate a concept of justice in relation to a specific situation
3
I
4
U.S. 27849 v2 Evaluate a law making process in relation to a significant legal issue
3
I
4
U.S. 27852 v2 Evaluate systems of government and their formation
3
I
4
Total Credits

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