Bachelor's Degree In Criminology and Forensic Sciences

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Bachelor's Degree In Criminology and Forensic Sciences

Double training itinerary: Forensic Computer Science or Forensic Psychology

This innovative Bachelor's Degree in Criminology and Forensic Sciences responds to the growing public awareness for security and crime prevention.

We train future criminologists who must meet the main demands and needs of society, from regulatory advice on Criminal Policy, assistance and attention to victims, legal expert, conducting drills, intelligence work, resolving cybersecurity incidents, carrying out revitalization actions and safety initiatives in work environments, fire prevention, self-protection plans, crisis management, logistics control...

The Bachelor's Degree has two ambitious training itineraries:

  • Forensic Computer Science:
    Studies aimed at the techniques of analysis and preservation of evidence from a IT device, so that they can be taken into account by judges and courts.
  • Forensic Psychology:
    Specific training for criminologists who want to apply the general principles of the branch of legal psychology to advising judges and courts.
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Forensic Computer Science

Training is offered aimed at the techniques of analysis and preservation of evidence from an IT device, so that they can be taken into account by judges and courts. The most common and principal forensic traces are defined, malware analysis and identification of its author, specific processes to monitor the cyberenvironment and detect vulnerabilities, obtain information through ethical hacking techniques... The main objectives in said itinerary are:

  • Identify and obtain the evidence of a cybercrime with guarantees and respecting the chain of custody.
  • Ensure the integrity and availability of a network infrastructure against any type of cyber-attack.
  • Protect organizations from being victims of cybercrime again.

Forensic Psychology

This itinerary seeks to provide specific training to criminologists who want to apply the general principles of the branch of legal psychology to advising judges and courts. Participating, among other aspects, in the assessment of the cognitive and/or volitional capacities of the aggressor at the time of committing the criminal act, determining the veracity of the testimony, offering an assessment of the injuries and/or consequences of a criminal act, issuing reports on the grade progression in the penitentiary field, etc.

The main objectives set for this itinerary are:

  • Understand the main biological, psychological and social foundations of human behavior.
  • Carry out a diagnosis and evaluation of psychological disorders and their relationship with the criminal act.
  • Provide the legal process with principles, techniques and psychological instruments that allow a more objective assessment of human behavior and help the judge to issue sentences that are more in line with the demands of the accused.
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We are Hackers League is a pre-university competition designed for 1st and 2nd-year baccalaureate students. It is open to students from any educational track who have an interest in exploring new technologies and their practical applications in both personal and professional contexts. The competition comprises two phases: an initial training phase where students learn the fundamentals of ethical hacking, as well as vulnerabilities in everyday computer systems. This is followed by a competition phase in which participants demonstrate their acquired knowledge and skills.

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Student profile: The profile of the student who wishes to study the Bachelor's Degree in Criminology and Forensic Sciences at Nebrija University must have a minimum level of attitude, aptitude and skill, as well as training and understanding in the contents and sets of interdisciplinary abilities, since in this Degree there are subjects specific to Criminology, but also others from the area of Law, Security, Psychology, Computer Science, Anthropology... All of them necessary for the training and development of the aforementioned graduate profile.

Official Degree: Bachelor's Degree In Criminology and Forensic Sciences

Learning Center: School of Law and International Relations

Places offered: Classroom attendance 40 , 40 blended, 50 online

Total Credits 240 credits.
Minimum 12 ECTS credits and maximum 90 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic year

Academic year it was introduced: 2023 - 2024

Languages: Spanish

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Faculty of academic and professional prestige


All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines established by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 240 credits

First year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS |Criminology I
  • 6 ECTS | Introduction to Law
  • 6 ECTS | Social Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Criminal Profiling
  • 6 ECTS | Criminal Law I

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Criminalistics I
  • 6 ECTS | Constitutional Law
  • 6 ECTS | Criminology II
  • 6 ECTS | Criminological interview and psychology of testimony
  • 6 ECTS | Cybercrime and Cybersecurity

Second year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Criminal Procedural Law
  • 6 ECTS | Criminal Policy and Social Control
  • 6 ECTS | Legal Psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Criminalistics II
  • 6 ECTS | Criminal Law II

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Victimology
  • 6 ECTS | Terrorism and organized crime
  • 6 ECTS | Juvenile Delinquency
  • 6 ECTS | Sociology of Crime
  • 6 ECTS | Forensic Medicine

Third year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Public and private security policies. Collaboration and crime prevention
  • 6 ECTS | Intelligence and Cyberintelligence
  • 6 ECTS | Negotiation, mediation and alternative conflict resolution
  • 6 ECTS | Elective I (of itinerary*)
  • 6 ECTS | Elective II (of itinerary*)

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Applied Statistics
  • 6 ECTS | Scientific police and Crime scene
  • 6 ECTS | Forensic psychiatry
  • 6 ECTS | Crime prevention and treatment
  • 6 ECTS | Elective III (of itinerary*)

Fourth year 60 ECTS

  • First Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Professional Academic Internship
  • 6 ECTS | Professional deontology
  • 6 ECTS | Elective IV (of itinerary*)
  • 6 ECTS | Elective V (of itinerary*)
  • 6 ECTS | Elective I (generic**)

  • Second Semester 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project
  • 6 ECTS | Economic and business crime
  • 6 ECTS | Legal aspects of the expert opinion
  • 6 ECTS | Elective VI (of itinerary*)
  • 6 ECTS | Elective II (generic**)

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* Specific itinerary subjects

  • Forensic Computer Science itinerary
  • 6 ECTS | Forensic computer science
    (Third year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Vulnerabilities and Exposures
    (Third year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Ethical hacking
    (Third year, second semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Analysis of malware and cyberattacks
    (Fourth year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Security auditing and monitoring
    (Fourth year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Computer law and security: Electronic evidence and digital evidence
    (Fourth year, second semester)

  • Forensic Psychology Itinerary
  • 6 ECTS | Psychological evaluation and diagnosis I
    (Third year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Psychopathology
    (Third year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Intervention and psychological treatments
    (Third year, second semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Psychological expertise: criminal, civil and other areas
    (Fourth year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Psychological evaluation and diagnosis II
    (Fourth year, first semester)
  • 6 ECTS | Biological bases of behavior
    (Fourth year, second semester)
** Generic elective subjects

These subjects are taught in fourth year.

  • 6 ECTS | Fundamentals of Administrative Law
  • 6 ECTS | Natural Law and Human Rights
  • 6 ECTS | Personality and individual differences
  • 6 ECTS | Group psychology
  • 6 ECTS | Neuropsychology
  • 6 ECTS | Modern languages
  • 6 ECTS | Gender and domestic violence
  • 6 ECTS | Anthropology
  • 6 ECTS | HR and occupational risk prevention
Final Research Project 6 ECTS

This project involves the student carrying out research tasks and of different subjects under the supervision of one or more professors from the Department and, occasionally, professionals from the business world. For this, the student has the possibility of choosing a project among those offered.

Transversal Subjects Program

Through the transversal subjects you will be able to complement your education and complete your CV in a practical, collaborative and fun way.

It is a voluntary program with no added cost. Upon completion, you will be provided with a diploma.

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Diploma in English Professional Communication

Nebrija University, which is committed to languages and quality, provides the student with added value with the Diploma in English Professional Communication, which will allow him/her to achieve with confidence the competence demanded to successfully join the labor market.

It corresponds to level C1.

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Career Opportunities


Nebrija University maintains collaboration agreements with some of the best companies and institutions in the sector, for the Bachelor's Degree in Criminology and Forensic Sciences, among which stand out:
  • CITCO (Depende del Ministerio de Interior)
  • ISID S.L
  • SECRETARÍA GENERAL DE POLÍTICA DE DEFENSA (Depende del Ministerio de Defensa)
  • IBM
  • ACK3
  • PwC
  • Mapfre
  • Indra Sistemas S.L.
  • Globatika S.L.
  • Eulen Seguridad
  • High Strategies inteliigence
  • S21SEC
  • COMFICA Soluciones integrales
  • Globalia Servicios coorporativos
  • Grupo de análisis de Cuzco S.L.
  • Iberdrola España S.L.
  • Centros comerciales Carrefour S.L.
  • Repsol S.A.
  • Telefónica Ingeniería de Seguridad S.A.U.
  • Ejército Nacional de Colombia
  • Fundación internacional y para Iberoamérica de administración y políticas públicas F.S.P.
  • Banco Santander
  • Altran Innovación S.L.
  • Winterman Madrid SLP
  • Corporación Acciona Infraestructuras
  • Everis Spain S.L.U.
  • Asociación contra el Ciberacoso
  • Global Technology 4 Elite S.L.
  • Peritus Ciberseguridad S.L.
  • Securitas Seguridad España S.A.
  • Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Iniciative
  • Ecix Group S.L.
  • Valvonta S.L.
  • Grupo de análisis Cuzco
  • Dacor Intelligence
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Employability recognized in the Rankings

Employability recognized in the Rankings

The commitment of Nebrija University to the academic requirement, training in leading companies and institutions, innovation in multidisciplinary programs and international projection, places the University in the top positions of the most important rankings.

The International Ranking QS Stars awards Nebrija University the maximum score in the quality and satisfaction of students in teaching, employability of the graduates and the internationalization of the institution.

The national rankings also recognize Nebrija University as the first Spanish university in teaching and second in employability, highlighting its performance in research, knowledge transfer and internationalization.

Development of Professional Competences

The Bologna Declaration formalized the principles on which the European Higher Education Area should be based: quality, mobility, diversity, competitiveness and employment growth.

From this, Nebrija stands as an academic model of reference, educating students with excellent individual behavior, interaction with their environment and motivated by and for constant and continuous training. The Nebrija Institute of Professional Skills works every day to achieve the differentiation of our students through the development of attitudes and skills.

The main objective is for students to achieve the best of themselves through the development and empowerment of their personal skills and resources through personal self-knowledge.

In addition, some of the professional skills that are worked on within the three seminars are those related to interpersonal skills and active communication skills and negotiation, indispensable for our students to know how to transmit ideas, to argue them, to provide information and opinions in an adequate, clear and convincing way.

Within what will be their work performance, other aspects such as teamwork, conflict resolution and project management ability will be worked on.

In the third block, skills worked on are those aimed at increasing the student's employability. They will work with tools and techniques for job searching, and perform tasks that achieve in the student a greater use of their personal skills.

For all this we have currently active experts in selection of people, professionals dedicated to personal and professional training and professionals dedicated to the world of communication and the arts.

In this way, and in a complementary way to his/her specific training, we help the student create a differentiating pattern in the social and business environment in which he/she will be immersed when he/she finishes his/her studies.

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Opening ceremony of the academic year

Opening Ceremony of the academic year at Nebrija University's Madrid-Princesa Campus

Graduation Ceremonies | BACHELOR'S

Graduation of the academic year at Nebrija University's La Berzosa Campus

TEDxUNebrija. Alphas: the impregnable algorithm

Nebrija University organized a TEDx event for the third consecutive year, which took place at the Madrid-Princesa Campus, and was part of the year-long celebration of the 5th Centenary of Antonio de Nebrija. Under the title Alphas: the impregnable algorithm, TEDxUNebrija vindicated the validity of humanism in today's world and reflects on what is unique in human beings as a way of surviving the expansion of machines.

IMPULSA I. Nebrija Employment Conference

The 1st Edition of IMPULSA is born, the conference in which Nebrija talent and companies connect; it is organized by Nebrija Alumni and the Professional Careers department. From first-year students to former students, we will give you the keys to continue improving your professional growth.

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