Ghent University

International Centre for Physical Land Resources

Complementary Studies in Criminological Sciences

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Complementary Studies in Criminological Sciences

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Persons with a master degree in law can register for a supplementary training in criminology. After completing this training, the student will receive a complementary education criminological science degree, but not a master degree in criminology. The programme includes seven compulsory courses ( Empirical criminology, Theoretical criminology, Crime prevention, Criminal policy, Drug policy, Forensic medicine and Forensic psychiatry). Students must also take three courses of their choice. There is a wide range of courses from which students can choose according to their interest: Selected issues in criminology, Research methodology in criminology, Juvenile criminology, Forensic social work, Criminalistics, Police studies, Sociology of law, Children's rights, Historical criminology, Study of specific criminal offences, International criminal law and Private policing and justice. Students can decide to take part in the (theoretical) and criminological Socrates Programme. Finally a short thesis related to a compulsory or non-compulsory course must be completed.
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