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Our courses offer the right balance of practical knowledge and academic excellence and a wide range of study options.
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Commonwealth supported: AUD $6,044.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $16,800.00
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Under this arrangement, the Australian Government contributes towards your tuition fees and you are responsible for the remaining tuition fees, called your 'student contribution'.
You are eligible to be Commonwealth Supported if you are studying:
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Domestic tuition fees (unsubsidised full fee amount) will be applicable to you if you are not eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place.
Domestic tuition fees also apply to non-award courses (courses or programs that do not lead to a higher education award, but are studied for general interest, professional purposes, or to gain entry to a degree program through an alternative pathway). More about non-award courses.
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This course adopts a contemporary approach to the education of practitioners in the areas of police and corrections.
Students will develop an understanding of the theory and research that informs policing practice and offender management, as well as excellent academic literacy skills, including cultural awareness. The course design facilitates students' practical skills and provides opportunities to apply learning.
The course links closely with the WA Police Academy and the Corrective Services Training Academy, giving students the opportunity to participate in relevant practical training and provides an entry pathway to policing or corrections.
It provides a unique career development opportunity for those working in the area of policing, security, public safety, custodial corrections or community corrections. Students are able to apply their existing knowledge of policing and/or offender management to their learning and develop their academic literacy skills with a high level of support. These skills include understanding and applying research, academic writing and critical thinking.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
Admission requirements for WA Police can be found at www.stepforward.wa.gov.au/entry-pathways/recruit
Admission requirements for Corrective Services (Community Custodial Officer, Juvenile Custodial Officer or Prison Officer) can be found at the Department of Corrections Services website www.correctiveservices.wa.gov.au/careers/opportunities
Police Officer, Community Corrections Officer, Parole Officer, Youth Justice Officer, Research & Policy Officer
Students interested in progressing further in this area can elect to study the Bachelor of Criminology and Justice.
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.