15 TCE credit points

Level: Level 3

Hours: 150

Type: TASC

Standards: LIT

Course overview

You have
TASC course
May lead to
  • ‘A’ or ‘B’ (‘C’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English.
Legal Studies 3
  • Further study.
  • A career in journalism, law, government administration, policing, social work and court administration.

  • The principles and practices underpinning our system of government.
  • The role of the law in our society.
  • The major political and legal institutions in Australia, such as the Australian parliament and the High Court of Australia, and how they operate.
  • How legal disputes are resolved.
  • How the Australian and international legal systems operate.

  • Develop an awareness of the legal system in Australia.
  • Research how laws are made and changed, nationally and internationally.
  • Undertake group activities on the court system, trials and juries.
  • Respond to concerns as to the efficacy of the criminal justice system.
  • Reflect on the effectiveness of our legal system.
  • Undertake individual research on topical legal issues.
  • Complete various tasks and assignments.

  • Enjoys research, investigation and analysis
  • Wants to know more about how government works
  • Has an interest in our system of dispute resolution
  • Wants to know more about international political events
  • Has very good organisational skills.