Checking date: 22/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Master's Thesis
Master in Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law - Blended (Plan: 501 - Estudio: 275)

Coordinating teacher: FIODOROVA , ANNA

Department assigned to the subject: Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law Department

Type: Master Final Project
ECTS Credits: 12.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
In order to be able to defend the TFM, students must have passed all the subjects of the master's degree course
To ensure that students are able to: -Apply the knowledge acquired to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study. -Integrate knowledge and face with it the complexity of formulating judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of knowledge and judgments. -Communicate their conclusions, knowledge and the ultimate reasons that support them to a specialized audience in a clear and unambiguous manner. -Demonstrate that they have assimilated the basic methods and principles of research activity in the field of criminal procedural law. -To handle the sources of legal information proper to Criminal Justice. -To elaborate scientific-legal texts of quality and to carry out the analysis of them effectively. -Apply knowledge of criminal and procedural institutions in the performance of legal functions. -Dominate the legal instruments and case-law that are basis of the specific subject matter on which they work -Development of a complex, structured and logical study in the field of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law -Defending a study in public in a rational and structured way
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
The Final Master's Thesis consists of the written elaboration of a research work in Criminal Law and / or Criminal Procedure Law and its public presentation and defence in front of the Evaluation Commission that consists of 2 professors. The student shall write a paper on the chosen topic in English or Spanish and publicly defend the main results obtained before a panel of professors.
Learning activities and methodology
Specific rules Master´s Thesis: The professors will establish with their students the tutoring and delivery regime. Students must send the TFM in good time so that the professors can make the appropriate corrections in good time, taking into account the deadlines for deposit and delivery.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 0
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Turabian, K. L. . A Manual for Writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations. The University of Chicago Press. 2018
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional information
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.