Objectives and competences

The objective of this course is to raise awareness and train students to identify vulnerabilities, collect intelligence as a means to anticipate and prevent potential threats, design self-protection measures and define policies for action, protection of information and staff discretion that reduce the risk of falling victim to these types of crimes. This allows students to design strategies proportionate to the specific risk to be prevented considering the resulting social and financial impact on the company and on the people affected.

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 http://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 gain additional training in the area of risk management.
- Learn the skills to detect, prevent and manage profiles and attitudes of individuals who can pose a threat to public safety.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Students and graduates in private investigation, criminology and criminal policy, or other degrees.
- Members of police forces, directors of security bodies and organizations, service technicians, operational emergency managers, and specialists in public and private security, prevention and protection.
- People with a general interest in the area of security.

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 B401

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:satorras@ub.edu