Policing and Social Control
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- 27 Jun 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of the key institutions and policies of Policing in Australia;
- identify, analyse and evaluate the social controls that transform policies and institutions of the Australian Criminal Justice System and be able to communicate this to others;
- apply theoretical and conceptual knowledge to address issues around complex or unpredictable problems in relation to policing; and
- demonstrate autonomy and judgement through research abilities and written analysis.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in Bachelor of Criminology
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject provides students with a broad-ranging introduction to the criminological sub-field of policing. This subject examines policing from a local and international perspective. Topics include: the history, context and structure of police organisations in Australia; police roles, skills, and operations; cop culture, corruption and other ethical issues concerning police officers.
Assessment 1 Quiz: 500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 2 Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3 Take Home Exam: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Take Home Exam - 2 hrs 15 mins (50%)
Current study term: 26 Jun 22 to 23 Sep 22
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.
Bachelor of Criminology
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- Justice Politics and Society Major
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