Curriculum in academic year 2019/2020

Courses chart

First year

Term Coruse ECTS Type
1 Professional communication in English 6 B
Application of ICT in professional practice 6 B
Constitutional law 6 B
2 Cultural anthropology 6 B
History of criminology and criminology theories/td> 6 C
General psychology and psychology of deviance 6 B
3 General sociology and sociology of crime 6 B
Professional communication techniques 6 B
Forensics and investigation 6 C
Introduction to professional practice - 1st year (annual) 6 C
1 Cross-curricular courses
2 Enrolment in this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year
B: basic; C: compulsory.

Second year

Term Course ECTS Type
1 Business and entrepreneurship 6 B
General and criminal biology; first aid 6 C
Criminal policy 6 C
2 Scientific communication in English 6 B
Legal theory of crime 6 B
Victimology 6 C
3 Mathematical methods of statistics 6 B
Forensic medicine 6 C
Criminal psychology 6 C
Introduction to professional practice – 2nd year (annual) 6 C
1 Cross-curricular courses
2 Enrolment in this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year
B: basic; C: compulsory.

Third year

Term Course ECTS Type
1 Forensic aspects in mental disorders 6 C
Crimes and related penalties 6 C
Criminal investigation techniques 6 C
2 Advanced forensics 6 C
Principles, basis and development of criminological studies 6 C
Social work and community education techniques 6 C
3 Optional course 1 6 OP
Optional course 2 6 OP
Optional course 3 6 OP
Internship – 3rd year (annual) 6 I
2 Enrolment in this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year
C: compulsory; OP: optional.

Fourth year

Term Coruse ECTS Type
1 Research techniques in social and legal studies 6 OB
Optional course 4 6 OP
2 Criminal procedural law 6 C
Management of psychological stress, negotiation and mediation 6 C
3 Optional course 5 6 OP
Social values and ethics 6 C
End-of-degree Dissertation 18 ED
Internship – 4th year (annual) 6 PE
1 Cross-curricular courses
2 Enrolment in this course must be completed at the beginning of the academic year
C: compulsory; OP: optional; I: Internship; ED: End-of-degree Dissertation.

Specializations

The curricular structure for specializations must be as follows:

  • 30 ECTS corresponding to the courses defined for each itinerary (go to section “optional courses” below).
  • 6 ECTS corresponding to fourth year's internships, which must be related to the specialization area.
  • 18 ECTS corresponding to the end-of-degree Dissertation, which must be related to optional courses and internships within the specialization area.

M1 -Expert in criminology and criminalistics

Subject ECTS Subject Type Course Term ECTS
Anthropology 6 Forensic anthropology OP 3 3 6
Biomedical science 6 General, clinical, forensic and environmental toxicology OP 3 3 6
Criminoligical sciences 18 Forensic document examination, graphology, and handwriting analysis OP 3 3 6
Expert's report and confirmation OP 4 3 6
Special crime investigation techniques: economic, computer and environmental crimes OP 4 1 6
Total credits 30

M2 - Specialisation in private security

Subject ECTS Subject Type Course Term ECTS
Ciencias Criminológicas 18 Private security: legal and regulatory framework OP 3 3 6
Private investigation OP 3 3 6
Security systems and projects OP 3 3 6
Derecho 12 Data protection OP 4 3 6
Media and crime OP 4 1 6
Total credits 30

M3 - Specializations in Cybersecurity

Subject ECTS Subject Type Course Term ECTS
Derecho 6 Data protection OP 4 3 6
Informática 24 Authentication and biometric systems OP 3 3 6
Information security basic principles OP 3 3 6
Corporate security project management OP 3 3 6
Advanced auditing and security of communication systems and networks. OP 4 1 6
Total credits 30

Optional courses

Optional course ECTS Tear Term
Forensic anthropology 6 3 3
Forensic document examination, graphology, and handwriting analysis 6 3 3
General, clinical, forensic and environmental toxicology 6 3 3
Private security: legal and regulatory framework 6 3 3
Private investigation 6 3 3
Security systems and projects 6 3 3
Expert's report and confirmation 6 4 3
Special crime investigation techniques: economic, computer and environmental crimes 6 4 3
Data protection 6 4 3
Media and crime 6 4 1
Special forms of violence and harassment 6 4 1