General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Programme orientation Research

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

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

Work placement: Yes

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Faculty of Psychology / Granada campus

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

  • Psychology (0313)


Students who have completed the second cycle have the following competences:
– They possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
– They are able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
– They are able to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
– They know how to communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them, to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
– They possess the learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Psicología Jurídica y Forense

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course NameYearPeriod
Assessment and Intervention in Antisocial Conduct 1st Year 1st Semester
Assessment and Intervention in Family Violence 1st Year 1st Semester
Assessment and Psychological Intervention in Emergencies and Disasters 1st Year 2nd Semester
Assessment Techniques in Legal and Forensic Psychology 1st Year 1st Semester
Danger Assessment 1st Year 2nd Semester
Data Analysis in Psychology 1st Year 1st Semester
Elaboration and Adaptation of Tests and Questionnaires 1st Year 1st Semester
Epidemiological Techniques 1st Year 1st Semester
Introduction to Legal and Forensic Psychology 1st Year 1st Semester
Introduction to Procedural, Criminal, Civil and Prison Law 1st Year 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1st Year 2nd Semester
Neuropsychological Assessment Tecniques in Legal and Forensic Psychology 1st Year 1st Semester
Prison Psychology 1st Year 1st Semester
Psychological Assessment in Civil and Criminal Proceedings 1st Year 1st Semester
Psychological Autopsy 1st Year 1st Semester
Psychological Disorders and Imputability 1st Year 1st Semester
Psychology of Criminal Conduct 1st Year 1st Semester
Psychopathological Diagnosis and Imputability 1st Year 1st Semester
Reporting Sistematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis 1st Year 1st Semester
Research Design and Techniques for Scientific Communication 1st Year 1st Semester
Searching and Managing Information for Research 1st Year 1st Semester
Seminar 1 1st Year 2nd Semester
Seminar 2 1st Year 2nd Semester
Seminar 3 1st Year 2nd Semester
Seminar 4 1st Year 2nd Semester
Seminar 5 1st Year 2nd Semester
Seminar 6 1st Year 2nd Semester
Therapeutic Justice 1st Year 2nd Semester
Veracity Analysis of Statements and Testimonies 1st Year 1st Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Master’s Degree programmes is granted to holders of:
A.1. A Spanish official university degree.
A.2. A degree issued by a Higher Education institution from another European Higher Education Area Member State which allows access to Master Degree’s programmes in that State.
A.3. A degree from a non-EHEA education system, upon verification by the Spanish University that the aforementioned degree accredits an equivalent education level to that of a Spanish university degree and allows access to postgraduate programmes in the issuing country.
A.4. A Spanish Bachelor in Advanced Artistic Education.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.

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».


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