Courses & Units

Policing in Diverse Contexts HSP109

Hobart

Introduction

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 HSP1XX 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.

Summary

Unit name Policing in Diverse Contexts
Unit code HSP109
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Teaching staff

Dr Steve Curnin

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $1,561.00 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.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HSP107

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Blended learning modes: 13 x 2 hour face to face lectures; recording of face to face lectures available to all off campus students; no tutorials

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

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