Major - Policing

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1074.1

This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This major is restricted to students enrolled in course 1719 Bachelor of Policing Studies - Non NSW Police Pathway. The Policing major offers students the opportunity to study policing as a distinct area of academic study and provides the foundation for students to seeking employment in a range of police related organisations. Students study criminology units and a range of specialist policing units to equip graduates with a broad understanding of the role of police in society.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Michael Kennedy
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Michael Kennedy

Major Structure

Qualification for the major in Policing requires the completion of 80 credit points including the units listed below.

Year 1

Autumn session

101560 Introduction to Crime and Criminal Justice
101565 Theories and Concepts of Policing

Spring session

102039 Crime, Deviance and Society
101566 Contemporary Policing

Year 2

Autumn session

400684 Juvenile Crime and Justice
101568 Legislation, Courts and Policing

Spring session

101567 Evidence, Investigations and Police Intelligence
102038 Crime Prevention and Community

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