Checking date: 15/01/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Master's Thesis
Study: Master in Criminal Justice (275)

Coordinating teacher: SOLETO MUÑOZ, HELENA

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

Type: Master Final Project
ECTS Credits: 12.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
In order to defend the Master´s Thesis, the students must have passed all the exams of the master.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
BASIC SKILLS: - To get knowledge and understanding that provide a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and/or applying ideas, often within a research context - To be able to apply obtained knowledge in solution of problems in new or unfamiliar environments and within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts - To be able to integrate knowledge into judgments that includes considerations on social and ethical responsibilities related to the application of their knowledge and judgments - To communicate clearly and unambiguously conclusions, as well as the knowledge and reasons on which they are based, to specialised and non-specialised audiences - To have learning skills that enable to continue individual or self-directed studying GENERAL SKILLS - To draft high-quality legal reports - To demonstrate that the knowledge on basic research methods and principles of criminal procedure area has been acquired - To manage information sources of the Criminal Justice - To elaborate scientific-legal texts and to carry out efficiently their analysis - To apply knowledge about criminal and procedural institutions in performance of legal functions SPECIFIC SKILLS - To have capacity to manage legal and doctrinal instruments of specific subject matters that are used to elaborate Master´s thesis, - To develop comprehensive, well-structured and logic research about Criminal Justice, - To defend publically, in structured and rational manner own research.
Description of contents: programme
Master´s thesis consists in development of a research paper on Criminal Justice and its public defence before a tribunal. The student shall write in Spanish a paper on completed research and to defend publicly and before a tribunal the main results of it.
Learning activities and methodology
Specific rules Master´s Thesis:
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 0
Additional information

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.