Courses & Units

Social Research in Professional Practice A HSP325

Hobart

Note:

This unit is only available to Tasmania Police members and forms a part of the Frontline Supervisor Course (QP2) and TP3 Advanced:

Semester 1 2017: TP3 Advanced only.

Semester 2 2017: TP3 Advanced only.

Spring School 2017: Approved Frontline Supervisor Course participants only (QP2).

Please direct enquiries to DPFEM.enquiries@utas.edu.au.

Introduction

Supervised research involving the student undertaking a case study analysis of an operational incident or event to which he/she has responded. The case will be considered in the light of academic literature on the topic, governmental policies and operational procedures, current legislation and contemporary social issues and their implications.

Summary

Unit name Social Research in Professional Practice A
Unit code HSP325
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator

Dr Angela Dwyer

Teaching staff

 Dr Angela Dwyer

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International 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 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
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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Fees

A fee waiver applies to students who study this unit as part of a Faculty approved police cohort in 13D Bachelor of Social Sciences (Police Studies - In-Service) in 2017.

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Supervised research (13 weeks)

Assessment

1500 word critical literature review (25%) 1000 word case study plan (15%) 3000 word case study report (60%)

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Textbooks

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