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 TP3 Advanced.
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TP3A Students will analyse a case study involving the use of social media in the light of Tasmania Police policy and procedures. The case needs to be considered in the light of academic literature on policing organisations (such as police culture, reform, corruption, performance management, accountability, benchmarking, institutional racism, etc.) and related governmental policies and operational procedures, current legislation and contemporary social issues and their implications.
|Unit name||Special Topic in Policing|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Rosmarie (Romy) Winter|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||Delivered wholly by the provider|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- demonstrate and apply knowledge of the key concepts and theories related to policing and social media
- compare, contrast and evaluate concepts, theories and the relevant case study
- undertake secondary research using information literacy skills related to the case study
- communicate knowledge and research results related to the case study.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (100%)|
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