The Bachelor of Social Science - Police Studies from University of Tasmania brings together a range of disciplines that relate to human experience and behaviour, such as policing, criminology, risk management, law, sociology and psychology, politics, and public policy through two study options:
Whether you wish to work in policing, forensics, intelligence, risk analysis, justice, legal or correctional services, the Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies) is the perfect degree to provide you with the knowledge and expertise for policing solutions in the real world.
The Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management in Tasmania endorses these professional programs.
The Tertiary Education Assistance Scheme (which involves Commissioner's scholarships and interest-free loans) is an incentive for eligible Tasmania Police officers to undertake study at the University of Tasmania.
The degree provides a sound academic base for those considering careers in policing. For serving police officers, the acquisition of tertiary qualifications is clearly becoming advantageous for career advancement.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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