Courses & Units

Policing Practices in Context HSP314

Hobart

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3rd year core unit for Police Studies major in BSocSc(Police Studies) degree, conventional pathway

Introduction

Examines major issues concerning contemporary policing practices, including: the policing of diversity, dissent, illicit drugs and domestic violence; and the militarisation of policing. Crime management strategies and forensic practices will also be examined. Case material will be drawn from Australian, British and American practices.

Summary

Unit name Policing Practices in Context
Unit code HSP314
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Steven Curnin and Michael Guerzoni.

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International students
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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

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $805.00 2018: $1,615.00 091105

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Requisites

Prerequisites

    Completion of 100 pts Introductory/Intermediate level in BSocSci (Police Studies) or in BA degree

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

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

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Off Campus:    web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion weekly.

Assessment
  1. Online participation 15%
  2. Alternative policing response  (1500 words)       30%
  3. Major essay  (2500 words)    55%
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Textbooks

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