Legal Studies

SACE Credits: 10

Teacher: Brett Jenner

In Stage 1 Legal Studies you will examine the Australian legal system. You read, write, discuss, analyse, and debate issues. You will use a variety of methods to investigate legal issues, such as observing the law in action in courts and through various media.


We will examine subjects such as Law and Society, People, Structures, and Processes, Law-Making and Young People and the Law.


  • Assessment Type 1: Folio (60%)
  • Assessment Type 2: Issues Study (20%)
  • Assessment Type 3: Presentation (20%)


Stage 1 Legal Studies is a great introduction for those who wish to study Legal Studies at Stage 2, or even Australian and International Politics at Stage 1 or 2. Legal Studies will also benefit those who wish to study Business or Australian History at tertiary level.