This unit provides students with an understanding of the the complex contexts of diversity that can inform policing practice in productive and unproductive ways. This unit follows on from HSP108 Introduction to Policing. It provides knowledge around contemporary ways of doing policing work and partnerships and critical discussion of the impact of elements of policing work on victims/offenders.
|Unit name||Policing in Diverse Contexts|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Dr Steve Curnin
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
The learning outcomes for this unit include:
1. Demonstrate critical engagement with the impact that policing can have on victims/offenders
2. Practice and develop professional writing conventions and demonstrate the skill of critical analysis in written text
3. Demonstrate introductory skills with conducting and reporting on social observation of how policing and security processes and systems are organised/structured in public spaces
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $1,615.00||091105|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Off-Campus only; on-line 1-hour weekly lectures, on-line weekly learning modules; on-line weekly discussion forum; no tutorials.
Social observation plan, reference list, and summary (1000 words; 200 words for plan; 800 words for summary; word count excludes reference list; due date Friday end of week 5) 30% formative and summative; Social observation exercise and report (1000 words, excluding reference list; due date Friday end of week 13) 40% formative and summative; Discussion forum participation (one post of 200 words maximum every week for 12 weeks; due date Friday end of week 14) 30% formative and summative
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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