Bachelor Degree in Criminology


The criminology graduates of UCM will be qualified to work in various professional contexts, including: private investigator and defense investigations (DM 269/10), private security manager, consultant for prosecutors, Law Courts, advisor for lawyers, commercial informant.

The security of the citizen has become the emergency of the third millennium.

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminological Investigation and Security Sciences prepares specialists in security activities: they will be professionals who will be able to manage and coordinate security activities of citizens, places, the flow of national and international information, they will be experts in the activities aimed to guarantee the safety of public and private entities.

The Bachelor of Science in Criminological Investigation and Security Sciences, MFQ: Level 6, Mode of Study: Online, Duration: 3 years, credits: 180, Language: Italian-English, issued by UCM United Campus of Malta HEI Foundation, is accredited by Malta Further & Higher Education Authority  and is based on the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF)1. 

The Malta Qualifications Framework is mapped against:

– the European Qualification Framework2;

– the Qualifications Frameworks in the European Higher Education Area (QF/EHEA)3;

– the Transnational Qualifications Framework (TQF)4.

 (2) The European Qualifications Framework includes: EU member States, candidates for future membership   of the EU, Liechtenstein and Norway
(3) The European Space for Higher Education includes: 48 countries and the EU Commission
(4) The VUSSC TQF includes: 30 Commonwealth States: Antigua, Brunei, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Swaziland, Barbuda, Cyprus, Kiribati, Rwanda, Gambia, Bahamas, Dominica, Lesotho, Samoa, Tonga, Barbados, Granada, Malta, Seychelles, Trinidad, Belize, Fiji, Maurice, St. Kitts, Tobago, Bermuda, Guyana, Namibia, Nevis, Vanuatu.

The UCM graduate in Bachelor of Science in Criminological Investigation and Security Sciences, where he/her intends to work in Italy, will also have the faculty of:

a) requesting the academic recognition of the qualification (obtaining the corresponding Italian qualification) from an Italian University of preference (pursuant to art. 2, Law 148/2002 of the Italian Law);

b) requesting non-academic recognition in Italy for access to public competitions from the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department of Public Administration – P.P.A. Office (pursuant to Art. 38 of Legislative Decree 165/2001 and Art. 2 of Presidential Decree 189/2009 of the Italian regulatory framework).

The different approaches of applied psychology will enable students to face the challenges of contemporary society.

This degree program allows students to have an advanced knowledge of psychology in harmony with other related disciplines such as philosophy, sociology, anthropology and medicine.

Furthermore, students will acquire team-working skills as well as individual competences, will learn to support scientific arguments and to solve complex problems.

The student will have the opportunity to acquire additional skills by participating in workshops and simulations.


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  • Reservation Fee: 150 €
  • Annual Fee: 6.000 €
  • End of cycle Fee: 600 €
  • Secretarial Fee: 150 € (per year)