NCEA Level 1 Legal Studies

11LST
Subject Description

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. 


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Legal Studies

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have a reasonable level of literacy. At the discretion of the HOD.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27835 v2 Demonstrate understanding of concepts of democracy and government
1
I
4
U.S. 27838 v2 Demonstrate understanding of foundational concepts of justice
1
I
4
U.S. 27841 v2 Demonstrate understanding of concepts of law
1
I
4
U.S. 27844 v2 Demonstrate understanding of litigation and dispute resolution processes in New Zealand
1
I
4
U.S. 27847 v2 Demonstrate understanding of law making processes
1
I
4
U.S. 27850 v2 Demonstrate understanding of New Zealand's system of government and its formation and operation
1
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.