University of Lausanne - School of Criminal Justice, Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration.
|Degree awarded||Master of Law (MLaw) in Criminal Justice subject area Criminology and Security|
|Final enrolment date||
30 April. This programmes starts at the autumn semester only.
Candidates needing a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.
|Teaching language||French. Recommended level : C1 (please note that a very good understanding of English is necessary, since most criminology literature is published in English and a few block courses are given in English).|
The Master of Law in Criminal Justice, subject area Criminology and Security, focuses on the study of anti-social behaviour and the social reaction to such behaviour.
It is interested in delinquents and their victims, offences and punishments and penal measures. The scientific survey of deviance allows the development of relevant criminal policies as well as the implementation of programmes for the prevention of delinquency and the care of delinquents.
The Master of Law in Criminal Justice subject area Criminology and Security offers a multidisciplinary programme that also includes sociology, law, forensic science and psychology. The study plan varies according to the type of Bachelor’s degree held by the student.
|Timetables and course descriptions||Web site of the School of Criminal Justice, Institute of Criminology and Penal Law|