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Legal Studies (2021)
Students explore Australia's legal heritage and the dynamic nature of the Australian legal system within a global context. They learn about the structures of the Australian legal system and how it responds and contributes to social change while acknowledging tradition.
Students gain insight into law-making, the processes of dispute resolution, and the administration of justice. They investigate legal perspectives on contemporary issues in society, and reflect on, and make informed judgments about, the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian legal system.
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Subjects with shortened exams in 2020
Online submission of Stage 2 subjects in 2020
External assessment materials for all Stage 2 subjects with an investigation will be submitted online for marking.
School assessment materials for all Stage 2 subjects (except Community Studies) will be submitted online for moderation.
More about online submission.
E-exam subjects in 2020
Following the successful delivery of three e-exams in 2019, six new subjects have been added in 2020. Find out more about each exam:
- Biology e-exam
- English Literary Studies e-exam
- Geography e-exam
- Indonesian (continuers) e-exam
- Legal Studies e-exam
- Modern History e-exam
- Nutrition e-exam
- Psychology e-exam
- Tourism e-exam