Year 13 Civic Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Grant

Civic Studies

This course focuses on how people function within society and will encourage students to perform as informed and knowledgeable young adults. It will focus on civic related competencies such as employment law, voting, taxation, insurance, banking products, renting properties and budgeting for example. Topics may vary according to student interest.

The course is fully internally assessed. 

U/S 1980  Describe employment problems

U/S 30911 Demonstrate knowledge of a specified workplace

U/S 7127 Exercise choice in deciding major goods or services purchase

U/S 28098 Options to increase personal income

U/S 28099 Analyse credit options and strategies to manage personal finances.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should have a complete NCEA L.2 as all material used in this course  is L.3.


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.