Objectives and competences

The objective of this course is to train students in the concept of catastrophic risk management in based on the most advanced conceptual approaches and to provide detailed information on the characteristics of the management tools to be applied throughout the entire cycle of both potential and actual incidents. In addition, it provides the basic knowledge needed to identify a bomb threat or incident with a nuclear, radiological, biological or chemical risk.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateAdvanced university course
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: 180,00 €
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 www.ub.edu/criminologia
ManagmentSatorras Fioretti, Rosa Maria
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Yes

Objectives and competences


To understand the latest concepts and techniques for managing catastrophic risks and emergency situations with special attention to fire-protection measures for buildings and the procedures to be followed in the presence of an explosive device.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Management-level professionals and directors.
- Managers and other staff of company and organizational security departments.
- Maintenance technicians.
- Operational emergency managers.
- Specialists in security, prevention and protection.
- People interested in public and private security or with a professional association with these sectors.

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.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Dret
Av. Diagonal, 684

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:satorras@ub.edu

For further enquiries

Address:Dra. Rosa M. Satorras Fioretti
Av. Diagonal, 684 (despatx 325)

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:satorras@ub.edu