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Crime Prevention Principles for Traffic Policing Module 1 - POL2603
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for students to gain knowledge and skills to practically apply the theory and principles of Traffic Policing , Road Safety and problem solving in the context of law enforcement.
Research Report in Police Science - HRPOL81
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 36
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: HMPOL80
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to build an understanding of how to do practical research and produce a research report in the discipline of Police Science. The main focus of the module is to develop critical skills and knowledge for producing a problem statement, conducting a literature review, applying the different research methodologies and methods in to address the selecting research problems in the field of Police Science, as well as to generate findings, conclusions and make recommendations on research conducted. This module will equip students with the knowledge and skills, as well as the ability to compile a report on the findings of research done.
Crime Prevention Principles for Traffic Policing Module 2 - POL2604
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for students to gain knowledge and skills to enable them to identify different types of conflict and also to apply the theory and principles to resolve conflict in the context of Traffic law enforcement.
Investigative Principles for Policing IV - OVM4801
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students in the corporate, private and public investigation environment with specialist knowledge and skills required to conduct investigation reviews of leading and current research. Demonstration of knowledge and application of crime investigation approaches, processes and investigative method and techniques will inform students about the principles of ubuntu, humanizing law enforcement and social responsibility.
Introduction to Professionalism for Policing IIA - PRF2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who need to develop competencies to conduct themselves in their work environment in a professional and ethical manner within the ambit of the South African Constitution, and within the scope of the United Nations Global Compact. A person accredited with this module will be able to: Develop an understanding of what constitutes ethical conduct; Assess situations and contexts and identify possible ethical dilemmas; Apply ethical reasoning skills to ethical dilemmas; Identify suitable ethical choices in ethical dilemmas.
Crime Prevention Principles for Policing IV - POL4803
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip students in the policing environment with specialist knowledge and skills required to conduct crime prevention based on current research and crime dynamics. Demonstration of knowledge and application of crime prevention approaches, processes and policing method and techniques will inform students about the principles of ubuntu, humanizing law enforcement and social responsibility.
Introduction to Professionalism for Policing IIB - PRF2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the law enforcement agencies who need to develop competencies to conduct themselves in their work environment in a professional and ethical manner within the ambit of the South African Constitution and within the scope of the United Nations Global Compact. A student accredited with this Module will be able to: illustrate the importance of professionalism, as well as its nature and scope establish the connection between professionalism and effective service delivery, identify and assess the institutional and individual factors that contribute towards professional conduct.
Crime Information Systems for Policing - CRI3701
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To demonstrate the importance of crime information systems that are used to fight crime. Students who are in a supervising position, when they complete this module are expected to manage data and information, interpret information, analyse information, safeguard information, conduct threat analysis, develop policing strategies, plan and implement operations by using crime information management systems in the South African policing environment.
Investigative Principles for Policing IA - OVM1501
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who administer cases and who need to develop competencies to successfully investigate crimes or incidents within the ambit of the South African constitution.
Investigation of Crime IV - IOC401P
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 30
Module presented in English
Purpose: To enable learners to manage the investigation process, develop investigation of crime as a science and to enhance investigative techniques and skills in order to contribute more towards the crime problem in general. Learners are assisted in researching relevant and practical research topics.
Investigative Principles for Policing IB - OVM1502
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who administer cases and who need to develop competencies to successfully investigate crimes or incidents within the ambit of the South African constitution and compile and complete a case docket.
Investigative Principles for Policing IIIA - OVM3701
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Recommendation: Should be taken after completing OVM2601 & OVM2602
Purpose: The purpose of this third-level module is to build on the foundation of Investigative Principles for Policing I and II by deepening and refining existing knowledge, skills and values, so that the student will be able to investigate and solve specific crimes successfully. Essentially, the subject is aimed at enabling the student to determine the true events that took place in a particular case, uncover all possible information, and present as much evidence as possible to a court of law.
Crime Prevention for Policing IA - POL1501
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who apply the theory and principles of crime prevention in the context of law enforcement.
Investigative Principles for Policing IIIB - OVM3702
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Recommendation: Should be taken together with or follow on OVM2601 & OVM2602
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who investigate a variety of cases at an advanced level and deal with other incidents which may amount to a specific crime or attributed to an individual as well as developing competencies to successfully handle enquiries relating thereto within the ambit of the South African Constitution.
Crime Prevention Principles for Policing IB - POL1502
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who apply the theory and principles of crime prevention in the context of law enforcement.
Policing IV - PLC401P
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 30
Module presented in English
Purpose: The constitution of the Republic Act 108 of 1996. The SAPS Act 68 of 1995, Community policing, Crime prevention, Police administration, Community visitor system, Independent complaints directorate.
Introduction to Crime Information Management Systems for Policing - CRI2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module will be useful to students who plan crime prevention operations using information systems in the South African policing environment, collecting, explaining, analysing and utilising crime information from various sources for mapping and planning the crime prevention operations.
Crime Prevention Principles for Policing IIIA - POL3701
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students who complete this module can apply problem-solving models in crime prevention contexts; illustrate the significance of information in crime prevention; and explain networks and stakeholder engagement in crime prevention.
Applied Communication in Policing Module I - EPP2601
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Recommendation: Should be taken together or follow on ENN1504 or ENN103F
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for students to practically apply the theory and principles of advanced communication strategies used within a policing environment.
Crime Prevention Principles for Policing IIIB - POL3702
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The students who complete this module can identify the role of media in crime prevention; illustrate the significance of media liaison in crime prevention; conduct an evaluation of a station for human, physical and human resources functionality in the quest of crime prevention. And lastly, can use innovative entrepreneurial approaches to crime prevention.
Applied Communication in Policing Module 2 - EPP2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is for students to practically apply the theory and principles of advanced communication strategies when conducting meetings and communicating in general within a policing environment. A person credited with this module will be able to: Develop proficiency in planning and conducting meetings Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of attending meetings Create the plans of registering, reporting and following up of decisions taken during meetings Provide and receive constructive feedback during and after meetings Formulate tactics to professionally diagnose, manage and resolve conflicts during meetings Acknowledge the importance of ethics during meetings Understand the roles of self assertiveness during meetings Develop the different advanced communication techniques and strategies indispensable for conducting meetings
Crime Prevention Principles for Traffic Policing III Module 1 - POL3703
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with detailed knowledge, skills and values to conduct road safety and infrastructure audits; apply and interpret the five pillars of road safety as prescribed by the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020; explain the causes and the impact of driver fatigue on road users; analyse and apply the ten focus areas to improve road safety; explain the global impact of Road Traffic Injuries. Upon completion, students should be able to conduct road safety and infrastructure audits within the traffic law enforcement environment. Targeted students include SAPS personnel who want to improve on their road traffic enforcement skills, police personnel in the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD’s), municipal police officials, Provincial traffic police officials and national traffic police (NTP). This will also include police personnel of foreign law enforcement agencies registered for this module.
Investigative Principles for Policing IIA - OVM2601
Diploma,Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Recommendation: Should be taken after completing OVM151R or OVM1501 & OVM1502.
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with a professional development programme in the field of public service, corporate and private investigation agencies. It aims to equip students with value, knowledge and skills to enable them to investigate and solve selected crimes within the ambit of the South African Constitution and Africanised as well humanised law. This module will also show students how knowledge in Criminal Law and Law of Criminal Procedure and Evidence, can be applied to crime investigations. The module incorporates the Africanisation of investigation by looking at aspects of Ubuntu, social responsibility and humanisation of the law.
Crime Prevention Principles for Traffic Policing III Module 2 - POL3704
Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with detailed knowledge, skills and values to conduct incident management and incident investigations. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the roles of the different role players on the scene of incidents, assess the scene of incidents for the proper deployment of resources as well as effectively liaise with the media. Targeted students include SAPS personnel who want to improve on their incidents management skills, police personnel in the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD’s), municipal police officials, Provincial traffic police officials and national traffic police (NTP). This will also include police personnel of foreign law enforcement agencies registered for this module.
Investigative Principles for Policing IIB - OVM2602
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Recommendation: Should be taken after completing OVM151R or OVM1501 & OVM1502.
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to provide students with a professional development programme in the policing field. More specifically, it aims to equip students with value, knowledge and skills to enable them to investigate and solve selected crimes successfully. Students will be shown how knowledge or related subjects, such as Criminal Law and Law of Criminal Procedure and Evidence, can be applied to crime investigations. This module seeks to incorporate aspects of Africanisation and indigenisation of law enforcement. Whilst it also recognises that the constitution is home grown and that the Bill of Rights advocated for Ubuntu, social responsibility and humanised law while investigating different crimes.
Professionalism for Policing IIIA - PRF3701
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students who complete this module successfully will contribute to the transformation of society in that they will be able to recognise unethical behaviour and act in an ethical way themselves. This module will be useful to students in the field of policing in the public service law enforcement agencies who need to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner in their work environment within the ambit of the South African Constitution.
Crime Prevention Principles for Policing IIA - POL2601
Under Graduate Degree,Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who can discern crime prevention policies and initiatives; determine the significance of community crime prevention and explain the concept of victim empowerment in crime prevention – in the South African law enforcement context.
Professionalism for Policing IIIB - PRF3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: Students who complete this module successfully will contribute to the transformation of society in that they will be able to analyse unethical behaviour, make suggestions on how ethical behaviour can be promoted in law enforcement environments and act in an ethical way themselves. This module will be useful to students in the field of policing in the public service law enforcement agencies who need to develop advanced competencies to conduct themselves in their work environment in a professional and ethical manner within the ambit of the South African Constitution.
Crime Prevention Principles for Policing IIB - POL2602
Diploma,Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: This module will be useful to students in the field of corporate, private and public service law enforcement agencies who apply crime prevention theory and principles, specifically conflict resolution in the South African policing context.
Applied Research Methodology in Police Science - HMPOL80
Honours Semester module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to build an understanding of existing research theories or philosophies, approaches and designs to be applied, when doing practical research in the discipline of Police Science. The main focus of the module is to develop critical skills and knowledge for the application of research paradigms, approaches and designs used in addressing problems in Police Science. This module will equip students with the knowledge and skills to apply social science research theories to do research in the Police Science discipline.