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Whether you’re studying to become a police officer, or you’re interested in the social, legal or security sides of criminology, this Introduction to Policing unit explains the history and parameters of our law enforcement system.
Delivered online by Open Universities Australia, in partnership with Griffith University, this unit takes you through traditional and contemporary policing strategies so that you understand the development of the organisation up to today.
It also covers styles of policing, the role of private or specialist agencies, and the legacy of the English policing model on our own system.
As you acquire an awareness of the complexity of police work and its many goals, you will also get the opportunity to review the recruitment and selection processes that the police use to take in new candidates.
This unit is for second-year students who have completed first-year criminology units.
In this policing unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Whether you’re looking to enter the police force or you will be dealing with the organisation on a regular basis in a legal or security-based capacity, having a considerable knowledge of the police’s history and methodology will contribute to a more productive relationship.
This unit will introduce you to:
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.