Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Criminology

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Criminology


Aplicació consulta d'horaris


Programació exàmens

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 60      
2nd year   60    
3rd year   60    
4th year     48 12
Totals 60 120 48 12

Period of study


Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication. Part-time option available.
Compulsory attendance at teacher-guided activities.


Specialisation in Prevention and Security
Specialisation in Criminal Justice

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Criminal Psychology
  • General Sociology
  • Data Sources in Criminology
  • Criminological Language
  • Introduction to Law
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Structure
  • Scientific Research in Criminology
  • Education
  • General Criminal Law
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Criminology
  • Crime Prevention
  • Policing
  • Criminological Theories
  • Special Criminal Law
  • Data Analysis
  • Rehabilitation Programmes
  • Victimology
3rd year 4th year
  • Procedural Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Crime
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Criminology
  • Penology
  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Geographical Crime Analysis
  • Domestic and Gender Violence
  • Drugs and Crime
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Prison Law
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

4th year
  • Work Placement (12 credits)

In order to obtain a specialisation at least 30 credits (five subjects) must be taken for each track:

Specialisation in Criminal Justice Specialisation in Prevention and Security
  • Comparative Penology  
  • Crime, Minorities and Discrimination
  • Social Action Networks
  • Crime and Psychopathology
  • Gender and Crime
  • Conflict Resolution Techniques
  • Evaluation of Programmes and Public Policies
  • Applied Criminal Psychology
  • Crimes Against Humanity and Human Rights
  • Conflict Resolution Techniques
  • Evaluation of Programmes and Public Policies
  • Organised Crime 
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Comparative Criminology
  • Private Security in Specific Areas
By completing this specialisation you will be qualified to work as Director of Security.