Courses & Units
What is Policing? HSP108
This unit provides students with an understanding of the contemporary nature of policing. Students will learn about the histories, governance, theories, and processes involved in policing work. It is recommended for those interested in pursuing a career in the police service as well as those occupational groups that routinely work closely with the police.
|Unit name||What is Policing?|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Ms Jeanette Boland|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- knowledge and understanding of contemporary policing practice in australia and internationally
- introductory knowledge about policing policies, practices and skills to demonstrate an understanding of challenges faced by policing officers in the 21st century
- introductory skills with writing in the form of essays and discussion forums, and conducting and reporting on social observation of policing and security in public spaces
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (centrally) (40%)|Examination - invigilated (centrally) (5%)|Abstract (40%)|Abstract (15%)|
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