The Master of Law in Criminal Justice, subject area Criminology and Security, focuses on the study of anti-social behaviour and the social reaction to such behaviour.
It is interested in delinquents and their victims, offences and punishments and penal measures. The scientific survey of deviance allows the development of relevant criminal policies as well as the implementation of programmes for the prevention of delinquency and the care of delinquents.
The Master of Law in Criminal Justice subject area Criminology and Security offers a multidisciplinary programme that also includes sociology, law, forensic science and psychology. The study plan varies according to the type of Bachelor´s degree held by the student.
90 ECTS credits
Dissertation and Criminology Seminar
30 ECTS credits
The candidate must be the holder of one of the following Bachelor’s degrees: Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, Economics or Psychology, Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences, or Bachelor of Medicine formally recognised by UNIL.Teaching language
No work experience is required.
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