Graduate Diploma in Forensic Science and Criminal Intelligence

Training that enables the issuance of specialist crime-analysis reports for law courts, contributing knowledge of intellectual and industrial property rights

  • UAB Graduate Diploma
  • Code: 3002/11
  • 11th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Start date: 21/01/2023
  • Finish date: 11/11/2023
  • Places: 35
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2220 €
  • Special price 1998 €
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    Special price 2019 €
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  • Teaching language: Spanish (90%), English (8%), French (1%), Italian (1%)
  • Location: Casa de Convalencència, C. Sant Antoni Mª Claret 171, Barcelona

The programme is structured around a common module on criminal intelligence and the choice of two specialisation modules:

  • Adviser in Forensic Sciences and Documentoscopy: training in carrying out the analysis of a circumstances presenting indications of criminality, by means of identifying fingerprints, weapons, markings, remains and residuum or other elements.
  • Judicial Expertise in Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights: training on issuing reports referring to imitations or plagiarism of any form or format in relation to trademarks and patents, applying the most advanced techniques in document identification and verification.


  • Training directed towards the ability to work jointly with the Department of Justice, courts or other such tribunals as a criminalist and judicial expert with the ability to gather evidence, communicate it through specialist reports and defend it in court proceedings, integrating resources and making fullest use of methods and techniques to establish a combined overall conclusion.
  • Specialisation in forensic documentation or documentoscopy and specifically in matters of possible plagiarism, understanding the principles of intellectual and industrial property rights, as well as documentoscopic judgments of printed documents, trademarks and patents.

Career opportunities

- Inclusion on the lists of the Department of Justice and designation as a crime-scene officer and court forensic expert.
- Participation in legal proceedings, through the duty rota or court designation lists, as a forensic specialist in intellectual and industrial property, with the professional category of Master.
- Preparation of pre-trial or extrajudicial reports or certificates, collaboration with public or private bodies, professional associations, or businesses combating fraud in intellectual and industrial property.

Students who pass any of the specialisation courses within the Master's degree will be recognised by the professional associations that have agreements in place with the Institute of Graphic Sciences (ICG)and the Institutional Council of Forensic Science Teachers and Laboratory Directors, which gives them all the advantages provided by these organisations.


Students can benefit from the possibility of optional internships in agreement with companies in any sector, as long as the offer comes from the company, the work offered to them is related to the studies they are studying and serves to acquire internships. as a complement to the classes.

Scholarships and financial aid

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Coordinating centres

FUAB Formación. Prevención y Seguridad Integral


Formació Continuada

Phone: 935929710

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