NCEA Level 1 Legal Studies
Teacher in Charge: Ms H. Hingston
If you are thinking of following a career path in law or in politics, this is the course for you. Level 1 Legal Studies includes topics such as Parliament and how laws are made, the court system, why we make laws and the impact laws and the legal system have on you as a New Zealand citizen. This course covers the basics and is a good foundation course for NCEA Level 2 Legal Studies.
Here is an overview of some rewarding legal career opportunities: Workplace Relations Advisor, Legal Nurse Consultant, E-Discovery Consultant, Public Order and Safety (Police), the Defence Force, Jury Consultant, Trial Consultant, Legal Executive, Personal Assistant, Office Administration Specialist and Legal Assistant in banks, government departments and other large organisations.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have a reasonable level of literacy. At the discretion of the HOD.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.