Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2022-23

La asignatura Política Criminal ofrece un análisis detallado del contenido y las funciones de la Política Criminal como disciplina, así como de la realidad de la política criminal en España y en países de nuestro entorno. 

En este contexto, serán estudiados aspectos como el papel de la criminología en la política criminal, la importancia del enfoque adoptado o el impacto de la Constitución en el diseño de la política criminal. También serán examinadas aquellas corrientes actuales en materia político criminal.



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.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.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.
  • CE6 : Be able to identify public policy strategies affecting the field of criminology and responses to crime and deviation.
  • CE8 : Be able to argue and describe different points of view and debate them in a logical and coherent manner and present conclusions in an appropriate academic format when dealing with questions of criminal policy, victimisation, criminalisation and responses to crime and deviation as well as on the perception and interpretation of the same by the communications media, public opinion and official reports.
  • CE9 : Be able to create prevention strategies in the fields of criminology, victimology and marginalisation, etc., guaranteeing public safety, fundamental rights and the solution of social problems.




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: 18524
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 7,50
Theoretical credits: 1,50
Practical credits: 1,50
Distance-base hours: 4,50

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,5
    Practical credits: 1,5
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught