Politics and Law ATAR
Pre-requisite: 60% in 10 Humanities (Core or Extension)
This course will provide students with the opportunity to learn about how decisions are made about society’s collective future. Students will develop knowledge of the principles, structures, institutions and processes of political and legal systems, primarily in Australia. It brings together the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government to demonstrate how society is governed and how each branch of government is held to account. Students will examine the democratic principles practiced in Australia and make comparisons with other political and legal systems.
Studying Politics and Law will provide you with a suite of skills and understandings that will prove valuable in future studies and in many careers; for example – Lawyer, Criminologist, Editor, Journalist, Anthropologist, Foreign Affairs and Trade Officer, Industrial Relations Officer, Lawyer, Public Servant, Politician, Political Scientist, Policy Writer.