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ADMISSION AND GRANTS
University Institute of Police Science Research (IUICP)
- Law Faculty
- Sciences Faculty
- General Police Station of Scientific Police
- Civil Guard Criminalistics Service
- National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences
2009-2010 (RD 1393/2007)
One academic year, full-time
This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.
Professional and research
Dr. M. Concepción Alonso Rodríguez
Dr. Carmen Figueroa Navarro
The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.
Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.
The Master's Academic Committee will decide on applications for admission in accordance with the pre-registration procedure established by the UAH.
entry profile: Criminalistics professionals, as well as other graduates interested in Forensic Sciences.
Selection criteria: Students will be chosen, at each time, by the Master's Direction, taking into consideration the CVs of the students and scoring each application, taking into account, in descending order: professional experience in the field of Criminalistics and Police and Forensic Sciences or in areas related to the Master's degree, Doctoral studies, Master's Degree studies, Specialist Degrees and university experts, Bachelor's Degrees, Engineering Degrees, affinity with the Master's studies, accredited courses and seminars related to the subject of the Master's, accredited languages, motivation letter (stating the reasons why you want to study the Master's and the optional subject you would like to register in) and interview (optional).
Besides, admission is conditioned by the number of places that can be filled in each of the specialities offered, according to the availability of the laboratories where they are carried out, so that, in addition to the above-mentioned criteria, affinity is assessed according to the following lines of study of the Master's degree (Forensic Acoustics, Forensic Anthropology, Ballistics and instrumental traces, Documentography and Graphistics, Forensic Electronics and Computer Science, Forensic Genetics, Forensic Image and Infography, Lofoscopy, Forensic Chemistry) and the training needs of the Spanish State Security Forces and Corps. For this reason, 10% of the places are reserved for foreign members of the Security Forces and Corps, who will be admitted as long as they meet the requirements for enrolment in the University Master's Degrees of Spanish universities.
For Master's Dissertations to be defended from the academic year 2019-20 onwards, it has been established that, along with the Master's Dissertation, the student must submit to the director the summarized report (% of coincidence) given through Turnitin application, once the director has opened the application to obtain the aforementioned report (Approved by the Official Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Committee, on its regular session dated 24th September 2019).
From September 2021 to June 2022
Monday to friday, from 4 to 7 pm
Subjects from the General Module are taught in:
Subjects from the Specialisation Module are taught in the laboratories of the General Headquarters of the Scientific Police, the Criminalistics Service of the Guardia Civil or the National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences, depending on the chosen speciality.
Installations, services and plans
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