About the course
The course aims to prepare graduates who are able to undertake independent critical reflection on policing policy and practice, and apply the results of research in policing to professional practice
The degree will enable graduates to understand and contribute to discussions of strategic directions in policing and to contribute to the profession of policing
The degree aims to contribute to the enhancement of professional practice in policing by developing police from junior operational level to the level of front line managers.
The course has been developed in close conjunction with police services throughout Australia and selected overseas jurisdictions. It is designed to meet the career needs of servicing police officers from all jurisdictions and from other agencies with a policing focus.
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 192 points, comprising the credit package (of either 80, 96, 128 or 152 points) awarded upon admission and either 112, 96, 64 or 40 points respectively completed during enrolment in the course.
The Bachelor of Policing is a nationally accredited and registered award in tertiary education.
Articulation and credit
Students are required to obtain 192 credit points (equivalent to 24 x 8 point subjects) to be eligible to graduate.
Students are admitted to this course based on demonstrated experience in policing or a related field. In recognition of this all students will be granted a minimum 80 credit points (equivalent to 10 x 8 point subjects) for this demonstrated experience, leaving a maximum of 112 credit points (14 subjects) to complete.
Students who hold the Diploma of Public Safety are entitled to an extra 16 points credit.
Students will be advised of the exact amount of credit granted in their letter of offer.
This course fully articulates with the Associate Degree in Policing Practice (ADPP). Graduates from this course will be granted minimum 128 credit points leaving a maximum 64 credit points (eight subjects) to complete. Students will be advised of the exact amount of credit granted in their letter of offer.
Credit packages have been negotiated with other jurisdictions such as the Northern Territory Police and Australian Defence Forces. Please contact the Course Coordinator for information.