The aim of the bachelor's degree programme in Criminology and Public Prevention Policies is twofold: first, to help students acquire a broad-based knowledge of law, political and social sciences, biology and psychologyinsofar as they apply to the specific field of crime; and, second, to provide them with the training they need to advise public authorities, the judiciary and private-sector organizations on crime and security matters.
The bachelor's degree programme in Law is designed to provide students with the necessary training to understand the structure and functions of legal systems and the rules that govern them, assimilate basic regulatory content, and apply techniques for arguing cases and interpreting specific laws. This training is supplemented with an introduction to other social sciences, such as economics, statistics and political science.
Competences to be acquired
Bachelor's degree in Criminology and Public Prevention Policies
- Ability to draw connections between general knowledge and knowledge from different disciplines and put it into practice to tackle the problem of crime.
- Information management skills.
- Ability to present your ideas in an organized fashion, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work in teams.
- Increased initiative to develop proposals.
- Ability to analyse social problems with a view to finding fair and effective solutions.
Bachelor's degree in Law
General or cross-disciplinary competences that both enrich students' personal development and can be applied in their professional life, including: the ability to identify and analyse social conflicts and the means for settling them; communication and negotiation skills; increased initiative and willingness to take the lead; the ability to draw connections between diverse areas of knowledge and to think critically; the ability to use foreign languages fluently in technical contexts; the ability to work in teams; and a commitment to ethical conduct.
Specific competences useful for activities in the legal arena, such as: the ability to distinguish between and correctly use different sources of law; the ability to recognize the institutions and guiding principles of public and private law; a strong command of legal argumentation; the assimilation of constitutional principles and values when interpreting the law; and the ability to draft reports, opinions and other legal documents.