Objectives and competences

The master's degree has a clear global professional orientation and aims to train forensic psychologists and experts in the criminological field to work in all those positions offered by public institutions in the civil and criminal legal field, as well as social services that require it. Likewise, the master's degree prepares for private professional practice in criminal, civil and family expertise. In previous editions, a high level of employment and professional integration has been achieved for the master's students, many of whom currently work in Spain and South America.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course2 academic years
Language(s) of instructionCatalan;English;Spanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.455,00 €
Second year: 3.455,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:28/09/2024
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/master/master-psicologia-forense-criminal.html
ManagmentAndrés Pueyo, Antonio
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


General objective:
- To become specialists in forensic and criminal psychology to be able to efficiently act in the legal area.

Specific objectives:
- To develop the professional evaluation skills required to act as an expert witness in the courts.
- To further the skills of professionals who work in prisons, juvenile justice and sentencing alternatives.
- To learn applications of psychology for detecting and preventing violence in all its manifestations.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates and diploma holders in psychology who plan to work as psychologists in the field of law and crime.
- Psychologists who wish to update their knowledge and train in forensic and criminal psychology.

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:Friday, from 16 to 30 p.m. and Saturday, from 20 a.m. to 30 p.m.

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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