Associate Degree in Policing (exit only) (1930)

  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 1930
  • AQF Level: 6

CRICOS Code: 113852E

The Associate Degree in Policing is an early exit point from the Bachelor of Policing. Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points in the first two years of the Bachelor of Policing as detailed in the structure tab.

Study Mode

Two years full-time and four years part-time.

Program Advice

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Liverpool Campus Full-time Internal Dr Ashlee Gore
Liverpool Campus Part-time Internall Dr Ashlee Gore
Penrith Campus Full-time Internal Dr Erin Kruger
Penrith Campus Part-time Internal Dr Erin Kruger


This program is an exit point only from program 1844 Bachelor of Policing

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 160 credit points including the subjects listed below.

Recommended Sequence

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
BEHV 1021 The Individual in Society 10
CULT 1024 Introduction to Criminal Justice 10
BEHV 2008 Mental Health in the Community 10
CULT 1017 Understanding Society 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
HUMN 1060 Introduction to Indigenous Australia: Peoples, Places and Philosophies 10
HUMN 1041 People, Place and Social Difference 10
CULT 1005 Crime, Deviance and Society 10
JUST 1003 Policing Practices 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
HUMN 2066 Investigating and Communicating Social Problems 10
CULT 2017 Youth Justice and Practice 10
CULT 3017 Legislation, Courts and Policing 10
JUST 2020 Criminal Law for Policing 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
CULT 2005 Ethics in the Social Sciences 10
CULT 2016 Evidence and Investigation 10
CULT 2018 Crime Prevention and Drugs 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points160