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Legal Studies Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 4.0 - For teaching in 2024.
Accredited in June 2020 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2021. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Learning requirements

Learning requirements

The learning requirements summarise the knowledge, skills, and understanding that students are expected to develop and demonstrate through their learning in Stage 1 Legal Studies.

In this subject, students are expected to:

  1. develop inquiry skills through questioning, exploration, discussion, and research of concepts, the law, and legal issues
  2. demonstrate and communicate their understanding of concepts, legal principles, processes, and issues
  3. analyse and apply legal principles and processes
  4. evaluate legal arguments to reach a conclusion and, where appropriate, make recommendations
  5. research, select, and acknowledge relevant sources
  6. collaborate effectively with others to problem solve and build on the work of others.