Somerville Secondary College

Elective Type: Humanities

Legal Studies

Legal Studies provides students with an analytical evaluation of the processes of law making and the methods of dispute resolution. Students are able to develop an understanding of the impact our legal system has upon the lives of citizens and the implications of legal decisions on Australian Society. This study will also assist in the …

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History

History is the practice of understanding and making meaning of the past. It is also the study of the problems of establishing and representing that meaning. Students learn about their historical past, their shared history and the people, ideas and events that have created present societies and cultures. This study builds a conceptual and historical …

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Business Management

In studying VCE Business Management, students develop knowledge and skills that enhance their confidenceand ability to participate effectively as socially responsible and ethical members, managers and leaders of thebusiness community, and as informed citizens, consumers and investors. The study of Business Managementleads to opportunities across all facets of the business and management field such as …

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Around the World in 80 Days

Featured Learning Area Humanities – Geography Additional Learning Areas Humanities – History, Civics, Economics, Science Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking COURSE DESCRIPTION Are you ready for travel and adventure? Then sign up now for this virtual backpacking experience – around the world in 80 days – featuring Africa, Central Asia, South Asia and the Pacific …

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Cold Wars To Terrorism

Featured Learning Area Humanities – History Additional Learning Areas The Arts (Media), Humanities – Geography Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking COURSE DESCRIPTION Cold War and Terrorism begins with an examination of the social, cultural and political effects of the Cold War on the world in the 20th Century after World War II, when the US …

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Viva La Revolution!

Featured Learning Area Humanities – History Additional Learning Areas English Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking COURSE DESCRIPTION Some societies peacefully evolve their political and social systems over time, while others are often engaged in much more violent and disruptive forced revolutions. This subject aims to study some of the world’s most influential revolutions, in order …

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Fascinating Fieldwork

Featured Learning Area Humanities – Geography Additional Learning Areas Science Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking/Enterprise COURSE DESCRIPTION This subject aims to provide all students with a practical approach to the study of Geography, as students will consistently leave the classroom in order to learn about the world around them while on location. In Geography, fieldwork …

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Trivia Time

Featured Learning Area Humanities – Geography, History, Business Additional Learning Areas English Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking/Enterprise COURSE DESCRIPTION Do you often come second or third in trivia events? Are you let down by the questions about the Great Lakes or rivers of Asia? Then pick this subject and learn to be NUMBER 1 in …

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Build a Business

Featured Learning Area Humanities – Economics, Civics & Citizenship Additional Learning Areas English, Maths Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking COURSE DESCRIPTION Have you ever wanted to open your own business? Start a side hustle? Make some money on the side in a non-traditional job? Then join us in Humanities and learn how you can build …

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Criminology

Featured Learning Area Humanities – Economics, Civics & Citizenship Additional Learning Areas Science/Maths Learning Capabilities Developed Critical/Creative Thinking COURSE DESCRIPTION Did you know that community perception of crime rates continues to increase, despite downward trends in crime statistics in Victoria over the past few decades? And did you know that this pattern is fairly consistent …

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