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Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only

Teachers should note that they should only access the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. Deletions are in red coloured text and strike through while changes are in blue coloured text and highlighted. It is imperative that the revised 2020 Adjusted Study Design is used for the remainder of 2020.

Examinations will be based on the key knowledge and skills contained in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design. The 2020 Adjusted Study Design includes adjustments to the key knowledge and skills and the scope of the assessment. Teachers can be assured that students will only be externally assessed on the content in the 2020 Adjusted Study Design.

Adjusted Study Design for 2020 only
VCE Legal Studies Study Design (pdf - 239.89kb)

Details on the adjustments to the areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Legal Studies Units 1-4 for 2020 only.

Frequently asked questions for 2020 Adjusted Study Design
Frequently asked questions raised during the VCE adjusted study design webinar for VCE Legal Studies.

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.

Frequently asked questions
Questions raised during implementation briefings in 2017.

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

Study Design - Accreditation period 2018-2023

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

Do not use in 2020 refer to the Adjusted Study Design for 2020 at the top of this webpage.

VCE Legal Studies Study Design (pdf - 151.15kb)

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

Curriculum Manager

Megan Jeffery
Curriculum Manager - Business and Economics
tel: + 61 3 9032 1696
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.