General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

ECTS Credits: 246

Length of programme (full time): 4 AÑOS

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: MIGUEL ÁNGEL, CANO PAÑOS / macano@ugfNCX8sdEjszr.es


Faculty of Law / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Sociology and cultural studies (0314)

Main focus

The overall aim of the Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology is the training of professionals to meet the social needs related to the prevention and control of criminality and/or deviant behavior. To achieve this aim, this degree programme provides inter-disciplinary scientific training that helps students develop psychosocial, criminological, legal and scientific skills and capabilities. These skills and capabilities will qualify them for professional practice in the administration of justice and public or private security, as well as for work in applied research. The programme also allows degree holders to not only access postgraduate programs but also to obtain jobs that do not require postgraduate studies.

Competences

1. Current knowledge of the main institutions of social control.
2. Mastery of the techniques and tools for crime assessment and prediction.
3. Knowledge of techniques and tools for the effective management of crime prosecution and prevention.
4. Understanding of the psychological, sociological, legal, medical, and technical foundations underlying the concepts of criminology.
5. Awareness of the complexity and diversity of the criminal phenomenon in a globalised world.
6. Capacity to design, implement and evaluate projects and scientific and technical reports related to criminality.
7. Ability to convey criminology and security-related information, ideas, problems and solutions.
8. Ability to express and convey complex ideas, problems and solutions in oral and written form, to a specialised or unspecialised public.
9. Capacity to use ICT to solve problems and retrieve information in the field of Criminology and Security.
10. Ability to work in a team with other professionals specialised in different aspects of criminological activity.
11. Capacity for autonomous learning that will permit graduates to engage in further study in the field.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Criminología por la Universidad de Granada

Qualification requirements

– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (60 ECTS)
Obligatory (132 ECTS)
Optional (42 ECTS)
Practicum (6 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
CLINICAL AND HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY IN THE CONTEXT OF CRIMINOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1st Year 1st Semester
CRIMINAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
CRIMINAL LAW 1 1st Year 2nd Semester
CRIMINAL LAW 2 2nd Year 1st Semester
CRIMINAL POLICY 3rd Year 1st Semester
CRIMINAL PROCEDURAL LAW 3rd Year 1st Semester
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
CRIMINAL STATISTICS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
DELINQUENCY IN YOUNG PEOPLE AND MINORS 4th Year 1st Semester
DOMESTIC AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE 4th Year 1st Semester
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMINALITY 4th Year 1st Semester
EVALUATING PUBLIC SAFETY POLICIES 4th Year 2nd Semester
EX DELICTO CIVIL RESPONSIBILITY 3rd Year 1st Semester
EXPERT MEDICAL ASSESSMENT IN LEGAL MEDICINE 3rd Year 2nd Semester
EXTENDED PRACTICUM 4th Year
FINANCIAL AUDITING 4th Year 2nd Semester
FORENSIC AND CRIMINAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY 4th Year 2nd Semester
FORENSIC POLICING 1 4th Year 1st Semester
FORENSIC POLICING 2 3rd Year 2nd Semester
FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC LAW 1st Year
HISTORY OF CRIMINALITY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
INSTITUTIONS OF THE CRIMINAL CONTROL SYSTEM 2nd Year 2nd Semester
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGAINST CRIME 4th Year 1st Semester
INTERVENTION AND SOCIAL REINTEGRATION 3rd Year 2nd Semester
INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
JUDICIAL POLICING 3rd Year 1st Semester
LEGAL AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 1 1st Year 1st Semester
LEGAL AND FORENSIC MEDICINE 2 2nd Year 1st Semester
LEGAL AND WITNESS PSYCHOLOGY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION 4th Year 2nd Semester
NETWORK AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECURITY 3rd Year 1st Semester
PENITENTIARY LAW 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PENOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF DELINQUENCY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
PROCEDURAL LAW IN INVESTIGATION AND PROOF 4th Year 1st Semester
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SAFETY 3rd Year 2nd Semester
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 2nd Year 1st Semester
RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN CRIMINALITY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ROAD SAFETY 4th Year 1st Semester
SPECIFIC FORMS OF CRIMINALITY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
STATISTICS 2nd Year 1st Semester
TERRORISM AND ORGANISED CRIME 3rd Year 2nd Semester
THEORY OF CRIMINALITY 1 1st Year 2nd Semester
THEORY OF CRIMINALITY 2 2nd Year 1st Semester
THEORY OF THE STATE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND EQUALITY 2nd Year 2nd Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
VICTIMOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
WORK PLACEMENT 4th Year

Specialisations

Specialisation name

– Crime Prevention and The Treatment Of Offenders
– Criminal Expertise

Admission information

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.

Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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