Courses & Units

Social Conflict Resolution C HSP333

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.

Please note: this unit is only available to students accepted into the In-Service Pathway of 13D Bachelor of Social Sciences (Police Studies).


This unit provides advanced level knowledge and direct practice skills used in police interventions to resolve conflictual situations with individuals and groups. Focus is placed on the appropriate use of restraint and control accoutrements including expandable batons, oleoresin capsicum spray, firearms and ballistic vests. Risk management measures and integrity considerations associated with the use of these accoutrements - including the controversial debate about the so-called militarization of policing - are analysed and assessed.
Critical reflection by teachers and yourself on your performance in individual and group simulations, role-plays and scenarios will occur in a learning climate that aims to engage, support and encourage you in your learning about this critical aspect of professional policing.


Unit name Social Conflict Resolution C
Unit code HSP333
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Policing and Emergency Management
Coordinator Associate Professor Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced


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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the key concepts and theories related to the subject matter, by understanding the influence of societal factors on policing practices and understanding transformation movements and trends in policing.
  • Compare, contrast and evaluate concepts, theories and case studies related to the subject matter, by articulating policing theories and practices and critically analysing the implementation of policing theories.
  • Undertake secondary research using information literacy skills related to the subject matter.
  • Communicate knowledge and research results related to the subject matter in the form of essays, face to face/online tutorials and exams.
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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AssessmentEssay (100%)
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