Police Studies provides you with specific knowledge, critical understanding and skills of policing and how these apply to real-world, real-life problems. The issues covered in this program are varied and are taught by academics who work in close collaboration with police organisations throughout the world.
You'll learn about police practice in contemporary society and about the changing roles and expectations of police in the context of a changing globalised society. As well as develop specific knowledge and skills of policing, and keep up to date with the most recent developments in the field and the most modern techniques of policing.
Two different course pathways are offered at the undergraduate level: the In-Service Pathway is for people employed as a Tasmania Police recruit and the Conventional Pathway is for police officers who joined Tasmania Police before 2010, as well as all other applicants who qualify for entry.
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Potential graduate career pathways:
Undergraduate courses with a specialisation in Police Studies:
Police Studies can also been undertaken as student electives from other courses across the University of Tasmania and is a complimentary area of study for students undertaking vocationally oriented degree programs such as Law.
Postgraduate courses with a specialisation in Police Studies:
Authorised by the Dean, Faculty of Arts
1 May, 2013