Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2022-23

La asignatura Teorías Criminológicas, ubicada en el primer cuatrimestre del primer curso del Grado de Criminología, pretende mostrar al estudiante las diferentes explicaciones que sobre la criminalidad se han realizado desde diversos ámbitos (antropobiológicos, individuales y sociológicos) así como las teorías sobre el control social. En el marco del plan de estudios, Teorías Criminológicas da continuidad a asignaturas como Introducción a la Criminología, Introducción a la Sociología o Introducción a la Psicología y prepara para Criminología Aplicada o Sociología de la Desviación.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG.1 : Capacity to find, analyse and synthesise information.
  • CG.2 : Capacity for teamwork: collaborating with others and contributing towards a common project.
  • CG.3 : Capacity for self-learning and adapting to new situations.
  • CG.4 : Capacity to take decisions, putting one's knowledge into practice and handling technical instruments.
  • CG.5 : Capacity for criticism and self criticism.


General Competences acquired at University of Alicante (CGUA)

  • CGUA.2 : Ability to use information and communications technologies in one's professional life.
  • CGUA.3 : Capacity for oral and written communication.


Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1 : Be able to describe fundamental concepts in the fields of psychology, sociology, law and natural sciences that are needed to provide a global analysis of criminal phenomena and deviation.
  • CE2 : Be able to describe the fundamental theoretical approaches to criminal acts, victimisation and responses to crime and deviation.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2022-23

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Code: 18513
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 7,50
Theoretical credits: 2,25
Practical credits: 0,75
Distance-base hours: 4,50

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 2,25
    Practical credits: 0,75
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught