Objectives and competences

The main objective of this master's degree is to train specialist assessors who are experts in documentary and graphological analysis. The course makes use of the most up-to-date techniques for identifying and comparing handwriting and signatures, assessing and deciphering graphic aspects of writing and detecting forgeries of documents and commercial products. It also includes content on forensic linguistics.
To this end, basic theoretical training is provided on the processes and practice in writing clear and well-grounded reports, the conclusions of which must be perfectly aligned with the checks and comparisons performed.

Courses of postgraduate course that integrate the master or postgraduate degree and that can be processed separately

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Dret
Branch of knowledge
  • Law and legal specializations
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 1.800,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:14/10/2024
Master's degree course homepage http://www.ub.edu/criminologia
ManagmentSatorras Fioretti, Rosa Maria
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


Acquire a thorough knowledge of legislation in order to gain practical training in the identification and detection of the features and identifying signs of documents and products for reliable forensic practice and other institutional areas.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Degree and diploma holders in law, criminology and private investigation and university graduates in general who are interested in gaining specific knowledge of expert evidence in relation to calligraphy, graphology and documents applied to counterfeit and forgery of written documents and products.
- Civil servants and applicants with a direct link to this professional area, who wish to refresh and complete their current knowledge.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.



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Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Dret
Av. Diagonal, 684
Despatx 120
08034 - Barcelona
Email address:postgrausegur@ub.edu

For further enquiries

Address:Rosa M. Satorras Fioretti
Av. Diagonal, 684
Despatx B401
08034 - Barcelona
Email address:postgrausegur@ub.edu