Queensland University of Technology
Area of Study
Criminal Justice, Justice Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
The issue of policing diversity is salient because of the nature of police work and the type of community engagement it entails. This unit will focus on a range of issues facing police and policing in relation to the growing diversity of Australia's population. A significant component of this unit will be a focus on the specific issues regarding the relationship between police and the Indigenous communities. A look at the issues that arise when police interact with refugee and new migrant communities will also be a focus within the unit.
On completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate knowledge of the range of issues related to policing of diverse multicultural communities, various police strategies and programmes utilised to enhance police relations
2. critically analyse the development of policing strategies and policies with a view to demonstrate the graduate attribute of research
3. demonstrate knowledge of the issues that have existed in the policing of Indigenous people and indigenous communities, both historic and contemporary
4. analyse and critique the varied aims/rationale and theories that inform policy and strategic responses to the 'issue of diversity' and demonstrate the graduate attribute of critical thinking.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.