Courses & Units

Advanced Policing Practices HSP402

Hobart

Note:

Students in the Public Sector Leadership & Management specialisation of R4C Bachelor of Arts with Professional Honours will enrol in this unit as the second part of the Inspectors.

Please enquire at:

DPFEM: dpfem.enquiries@utas.edu.au

Conventional Students: UConnect

Introduction

The unit consists of supervised research, within an advanced level study of contemporary policing and public order issues concerning such topics as police accountability, leadership and management; police culture; police deviancy, oversight and reform; militarisation; community policing; race, gender and sexuality issues; policing alcohol--related violence in public places; forensic science; policing vulnerability and policing to combat transnational crime, etc. Students determine their preferred topics of study and work under the direction of the Unit coordinator on these topics.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Policing Practices
Unit code HSP402
Credit points 25
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 student elective? No
Delivered By Delivered wholly by the provider
Level Honours

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Spring school (extended) 31/10/2022 23/11/2022 27/12/2022 19/2/2023

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • critically reflect on policing practice, theory and disciplinary knowledge in your selected topic
  • conduct a literature review and appraise documentary research critically
  • communicate knowledge and research results related to your selected subject matter in the form of a written dissertation.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090100 $3,657.00 $1,716.00 not applicable $4,216.00
  • 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

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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.

Teaching

AssessmentReport (20%)|Report (50%)|Literature review (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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