Participating Universities/Organizations: Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Location: Alcorcon Campus
Modality: In-person Title code: 6210 Orientation: Profile
Number of ECTS Credits: 60 ECTS Duration of the Master: an academic year
Price: See table
Academic Calendar Schedule Examinations Teaching Guides
Director of the Master: Prof. Dr. Rut Bermejo Casado. Telephone: 91 488 7893
University master's information: Phone: 91 665 5060 Inquiries Mailbox
Student attention: Student Help Box Suggestions and complaints box
What knowledge will I acquire with this Master?
The aim is to determine for each offender the mechanisms that will lead him to cease his criminal activity, investigating the conditions in which it can be presumed that he will cease to be dangerous and his possibility of social adaptation.
Is this degree official according to the regulations required by the European Higher Education Area?
Yes (final verification report is attached), starting the first course in the academic year 2014-15.
Final verification report turned out FAVORABLE
Is it necessary to pass an access test?
It is not necessary.
What is the minimum number of credits for which I can enroll?
You can see it in the rules of permanence in this link
Recommended income profile
Students who have possession of an official Spanish university degree or another issued by a higher education institution of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to Master's degrees in the country that issued the degree.
Due to the social and criminal policy interest that the study of what is related to crime, delinquency and deviant behavior supposes for criminologists and other scholars of the subject in general, as well as particularly for the Administration of Justice, Penitentiary Institutions, Forces and Security Forces, experts and human resources personnel, and given the lack of academic, scientific and methodological tools, the proposed master's degree offers the necessary training for the study of the factors that allow the construction of a hazard profile through the contribution of scientific and methodological technique to be used, as well as its instrumentalization.
- CG01 The acquisition of advanced knowledge and skills for the preparation of forensic profiles of criminal danger
- CG02 The learning of forensic techniques for the definition of the characters that make up the profile of an offender in such a way that it is possible to anticipate his behavior
- CG03 Develop skills for autonomous work
- CE01 Learning of applied knowledge for the understanding and analysis of the profile of criminal danger
- CE02 Acquisition of practical knowledge and technical-scientific skills for the detection of potential security risks and their prevention
- CE03 Learning of scientific techniques for the elaboration of forensic profiles of criminal dangerousness
- CE04 Acquire the use of methodological tools for the comprehensive analysis of the different areas of the personality construct
- CE05 Acquisition of knowledge about the methodology and existing tools for the study of human remains and forensic evidence of crime that are sufficient for the preparation of profiles of criminal danger
- CE06 Acquisition of the knowledge that the field of Psychiatry contributes to the understanding of the criminal act that is sufficient for the elaboration of profiles of criminal dangerousness
- CE07 Knowledge of the techniques for analyzing the testimony of perpetrators and victims
- CE08 Acquire advanced knowledge of the methodology and existing tools for the study of the instruments, techniques and methods that serve the criminal act
- CE09 Acquire advanced knowledge of the methodology and existing tools for the study of the crime scene and the preparation of expertise
- CE10 Adoption of the skills and advanced methodological tools necessary for the investigation of facts, their analysis and the elaboration of results
- CE11 Development of the advanced skills necessary for correct communication in problematic situations related to criminal acts
- CE12 Acquisition of advanced and practical knowledge for presenting evidence in court
- CE13 Learning of the practical professional aspects of the legal framework of criminal investigation in light of the latest legal and technological developments
- CE14 Advanced training for respect for fundamental rights in the development of criminal investigation, mainly within the framework of new technologies
Admission and enrollment
The requirements for access to the proposed title are according to article 18, of Royal Decree 822/2021, of September 28:
- Possession of an official Spanish Graduate or Graduate university degree or equivalent is a condition for accessing a Master's Degree, or, where appropriate, having another University Master's degree, or titles of the same level as the Spanish Bachelor's or Master's degree issued by universities and higher education institutions in an EHEA country that in that country allow access to Master's degrees.
- In the same way, people in possession of titles from educational systems that are not part of the EHEA, which are equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, will be able to access a Master's Degree in the Spanish university system, without the need for homologation of the title, but verification by of the university of the level of training that they imply, as long as in the country where said title was issued it allows access to university postgraduate level studies. In no case will access through this route imply the homologation of the previous degree held by the person concerned or its recognition for other purposes than that of carrying out the Master's degree.
The preferential access profile to the Master is the one that corresponds to students interested in the phenomenon of the criminal act, its understanding and prevention from the perspective of its author through the elaboration of criminal dangerousness profiles.
Therefore, the ideal profile of the new student corresponds to:
- Bachelors and Graduates in Criminology
- Graduates and Graduates in Criminology and Security
- Students from other degrees or official titles that include Criminology and Security subjects in their curriculum
- Members of the Security Forces and Bodies
- Members of the Armed Forces
- Members of the Judiciary
- Members of the Prosecutor's Office
- Directors of private security in public and private entities
The selection of applicants will correspond to the Head of the Master, based on criteria of professional experience, academic record and motivation. To this end, applicants must submit a complete CV. Where appropriate, the Head of the Master will call them for a personal interview.
In general, applications for admission will be ordered according to the average grade of the university record corresponding to the studies that give access to the master's degree. The average grade will be calculated with an expression of two decimals.
For the assessment of the students' curriculum, the following criteria will be applied:
maximum number of points
Academic record in the access degree
Specific training (except the access qualification)
Professional experience in the field of knowledge of the master's degree
Teaching and research experience
Adaptation of the candidate's profile to the objectives and contents of the program
Knowledge of languages accredited by official bodies
Other merits (specific merits can be specified or assessed globally)
Offer of places: 30 seats. If the minimum number of students envisaged is not reached in a course, the University may choose not to open the teaching group.
Master's Teaching Guides
ACCESS THE COURSE GUIDES OF THE DEGREE
|Code||Subject||Number of ECTS||Semester||Type|
|Module I: Forensic Sciences|
|621001||Advanced profiles of criminal danger||6||1 º||Mandatory|
|621002||Forensic anthropology and medical-legal identification||6||1 º||Mandatory|
|621003||Forensic pathology and toxicology||6||1 º||Mandatory|
|621004||Forensic psychiatry and psychology of testimony||6||1 º||Mandatory|
|Module 2: Research|
|621005||Research techniques I: graphics, documentoscopy, ballistics, lofoscopy||6||1 º||Mandatory|
|621006||Investigation techniques II: evaluation of damages, fires and other disasters, the expert report||6||2 º||Mandatory|
|Module 3: Information Management|
|621007||Research methodology and presentation of results||6||2 º||Mandatory|
|Module 4: Legal Criminology|
|621008||Legal-institutional aspects of criminal investigation||6||2 º||Mandatory|
|Module 5: TFM|
|621009||Master's thesis||12||2 º||Mandatory|
This master's degree does not plan to carry out External Internships
University Master's degrees, due to their duration and characteristics, in general do not specifically contemplate the mobility of their students. However, the Rey Juan Carlos University has different mobility programs for both students and University workers (PDI and PAS) and has procedures for collecting and analyzing information on these mobility programs.
- Academic Calendar
- Regulations for enrollment and permanence in university master's degrees at the URJC
- academic waiver
- Refund of Public Prices
- Public prices for university master's degrees
- External Internships
- University Master's Thesis
- Review and Complaint of the Continuous Evaluation in the studies of university master's degrees of the URJC
- Acknowledgments / Adaptations of university master's degrees
- Simultaneity of URJC university master's degree studies
- Regulations of the School of Official Masters
- Addendum to the protocol for adapting teaching at the School of Official Master's Degrees
- Royal Decree 1125/2003, of September 5, which establishes the European credit system and the grading system in official university degrees valid throughout the national territory
Llaza Quality guarantee
Internal quality assurance system
Composition of the commission
Once the monitoring of the Master's Degree has been carried out, the most relevant quantitative information on the results obtained in the monitoring of said Degree is displayed, differentiated by academic year.
General information collection plan
Within the quality assurance system of the Rey Juan Carlos University, the following surveys are planned:
- Student profile
- Teacher evaluation
- Degree of satisfaction:
- Of the students
- of the graduates
- From the Faculty
- Administration and Services Staff
- Labor insertion
- External internships:
- Satisfaction of interns
- External tutor satisfaction
- Employer satisfaction
The Quality Assurance System of the Rey Juan Carlos University establishes that the degree's Quality Assurance Commission will annually analyze the information derived from the degree's indicators and prepare a report that will include improvement plans if the results so indicate.
Renewal of accreditation
The renewal of the accreditation represents the culmination of the implementation process of the official Bachelor's and Master's degrees registered in the Register of Universities, Centers and Degrees (RUCT). The renewal of the accreditation of official bachelor's and master's degrees is organized in three phases: self-assessment report, external visit and final assessment.
In the first phase, the university describes and assesses the status of the degree with respect to the established criteria and guidelines. The result is the Self-Assessment Report (IA) that is presented. The second and third phases are carried out by a group of evaluators external to the evaluated title.”