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Legal Studies

Accreditation period 2018-2023

The accreditation period for Legal Studies has been extended and expires 31 December 2023.

Study Design

VCE Legal Studies Study Design (pdf - 151.15kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Legal Studies Units 1-4: 2018-2023.

School-based assessment

VCE Legal Studies School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Legal Studies examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Frequently asked questions
Questions raised during implementation briefings in 2017.

Victorian Commercial Teachers Association (VCTA) (www.vcta.asn.au)

Study review

Study Review Plan (docx - 85.43kb)

The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Legal Studies which will be conducted in 2022.

Consultation

Consultation on the VCE Legal Studies Study Design is now closed.

The review panel will consider all responses to the consultation draft before a final draft of the study design is prepared.

The final draft of the study design will be considered by the Board of the VCAA. Any updates on the progress of the review will be published in the VCAA Bulletin.

Curriculum Manager

Megan Jeffery
Curriculum Manager - Business and Economics
tel: + 61 3 9059 5149
email: Megan.Jeffery@education.vic.gov.au

Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.