Please note: this unit is only available to students accepted into the In-Service Pathway of 13D Bachelor of Social Sciences (Police Studies) as part of QP1 or TP3 Advanced.
Please direct enquiries to DPFEM.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provides the opportunity for students to undertake study in a prescribed topic of special interest in Policing. Unit is taught at advanced, pre-Honours level and is normally restricted to students who have demonstrated potential for honours. Enrolment in this unit requires the specific approval of both the relevant staff member (your supervisor) and the Police Studies Coordinator before enrolling. For this reason students are unable to enrol online. This unit builds on the work you learned in a range of policing, law, social science, policy, politics and/or criminology units. It provides you with an opportunity to analyse a case study, whilst taking your first research steps (by way of finding, perusing and analysing related literature, under the supervision of your lecturer).
|Unit name||Special Topic in Policing|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron
QP1: Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron
TP3A: Dr Romy Winter
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- 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).
- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the key concepts and theories related to the subject matter.
- Compare, contrast and evaluate concepts, theories and case studies related to the subject matter.
- Undertake secondary research using information literacy skills related to the subject matter.
- Communicate knowledge and research results related to the subject matter.
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 2019.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Tasmania Police member approved by the police academy.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
QP1: Critical analysis of police procedure (2,000 words) and Critical review of police powers and legislation (3,000 words)
TP3 Advanced: Reflection on a case (500-750 words)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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