Criminology Research at the UB

Official Master in Criminology

Criminology, Criminal Policy and Legal/Penal Sociology

UB - Universitat de Barcelona. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

€ 2,760 - (Rs 2,00,478)
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Important information

  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
    October
  • Credits: 60
Description

Interdisciplinary Master based on the paradigm that criminal intervention should go hand in hand with social analysis of what the causes behind it and consequences that lead to it are. It is a one-year programme and there are two specialisations: Criminal Policy and Legal/Penal Sociology.

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Where and when

Starts Location
October
Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
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· Requirements

European bachelor's degree or equivalent. The ideal profile is a student or professional interested in research and prior training in social and legal sciences, with the intent to continue postgraduate studies. Good command of English is recommended.

What you'll learn on the course

Crime
Criminology
Society
Deviation and Social Change
Punitive and Social Control
Feminism and Law
The Penal System and Criminal Policy
Research in Criminology

Course programme

Mandatory courses: 27 credits
  • Crime, Criminology and Society
  • Gender and the Penal System
  • The Penal System and Criminal Policy
  • Research Techniques in Criminology
Optional specialisation courses: 27 credits
Criminal Policy
  • White-collar and Organised Crime
  • Penal Execution and Alternative Measures
  • Community, Environment and Prevention
  • Analysis and Assessment of Safety Policies
  • Mediation
  • Assessment and Treatment of High-risk Criminals
  • Criminal Prosecution: processes and guarantees

Legal/Penal Sociology

  • Human Rights International Law
  • Culture and Criminality
  • Sociology and Philosophy of State Penal Control
  • Prohibitionism and Drugs
  • Penal System Organisations and Institutions
  • Society and Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Violence and the Philosophy of Evil
  • Legal Representations of Suffering
  • Space and Social Control
Optional elective courses: 18 credits
Criminal Policy II
  • Violence and Social Change
  • Criminal and Legal Medicine
  • Criminology of Vital Development
Legal/Penal Sociology II
  • Multiculturalism and Democracy
  • Poverty, Inequality and Globalisation
  • Crime and Communication Media
Special Criminology
  • Exceptionalism and the Treatment of Immigration
  • Victims and the Penal System
  • Technology, Cyber-criminality and Safety
  • Statistics
  • Minors: Actors and Victims
Master's thesis: 18 credits

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