Courses within the programme


Study Program in Applied Criminology

Overview of the courses that make up the programme:

Year 1

Semester 2
Introduction to criminological methods 10 cr
Field Criminology

The course covers different data sources in criminology and how they may be used for different purposes. The validity and reliability of different official criminal registers, self-report studies, victim studies and different alternative registers (the cause of death register, the inpatient care records etc) is also discussed. The course also covers the relationship between the scientific starting point and the choice of data source.


Take as freestanding course

Year 2

Year 3

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