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SCY1103 Physical Security
Credit Points: 15
This unit will develop an understanding of the principles and applications of technology used in physical security systems. The scientific foundation for physical security technology in modern security applications and techniques will be presented. The technology treated will include: locks; safes; strong rooms; perimeter protection; structural strength of buildings; physical barriers; lighting; conducting and documenting a security survey; and properties of materials of security protection.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y14Bachelor of Counter Terrorism Security and Intelligence
E73Bachelor of Science (Security and Justice Studies)
E72Bachelor of Science (Security)
MISECSecurity Minor
MAAAAFSecurity Management Major
MAAADTSecurity Science Major
MIAAEBSecurity Science Minor
MASECTSecurity Technology Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012