Courses

Courses per semester

  • Year 1, Semester 1
  • Year 1, Semester 2
  • Year 2, Semester 3
  • Year 2, Semester 4
Year 1 EC

Semester 1: Basic courses at EUR

30

Globalisation, digitalisation and crime
7.5
Border crossing, security and social justice
5
Analysing criminal policies in a global perspective
7.5
Advanced research methods
10
Year 1 EC

Semester 2: Specialisation track

30

EUR track: Global flows, local dilemmas and glocal answers

Cross-border organised crime
5
Migration, radicalisation and control
7.5
Urban issues, culture and crime
7.5

One elective course from list:
- Human rights in international law
- International criminal law and procedures
- Philosophy of human rights
- International economic law

5
One course includes Common Study Session preparation
5

UGhent track: European Union criminal policy and justice in context

Advanced European criminal policy
9
Advanced European and international asylum and migration law and policy
8
Critical criminology and the criminal justice system (includes Common Study Session preparation)
8

One elective course from list:
- Organised crime
- Sexual offending, prostitution and human trafficking
- Financial and economic crime
- Cybercrime, technology and surveillance
- Spatiotemporal criminology

5

UKent track: Border crossing – theory, culture, power and the global

Three elective modules from the list below:
- Critical and global criminology
- Cultural criminology
- Terrorism and modern society
- Prisons and penal policy
- Sociology of violence
- Contemporary social theory

3 x 10

Common Study Session presentation

5
Year 2 EC

Semester 3: Preparing and doing research

30

Research module I: Where the local meets the global
7.5
Research module II: European Union criminal policy and justice in context
7.5
Research module III: Global discourse and narratives of crime
7.5
Research module IV: Power relations and abuses of power
7.5
Year 2 EC

Semester 4: Writing the master’s thesis

30

Final master’s thesis: continuation of the fieldwork and data collection, master’s thesis writing, presentation at the Closing Session.
30

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