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MASTER IN CRIMINAL LAW

COLOMBIAN HIGHER EDUCATION DATA SYSTEM CODE (SNIES): 101603

APPROVED BY RESOLUTION: 2400 of March 7, 2012

NAME OF THE PROGRAM
The program being offered is "Master in Criminal Law"

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

Since Universidad de Medellin was founded and in accordance with the University's incorporation document dated February 1, 1950, among other facts, the university has aimed to comply with its social and guidance functions in diverse aspects of national life. This is done by establishing research centers and disclosing Colombian Scientific topics, and today, even international topics.

This was how from the beginning, the School of Law's initial core of, has focused its efforts on researching and disclosing scientific topics applied at national life. and aimed at resolving different Colombian issues and to this day, it continuous fulfilling this mission optimally and of course it has transcended Colombian borders.

Likewise, among all different fields of scientific knowledge which make up the wide world of law, the criminal topic has never been unrelated to institutional philosophy. On the contrary, the field of Criminal Law at Universidad de Medellin's School of Law has led scientific knowledge for decades in the school and because fortunately it has been able to take its academic leading role in the country and abroad.

The aforementioned forced the creation of a Master's program in Criminal Law through which it aims to continue with the aforementioned tradition, and it focuses on addressing research fields and /or applied in depth studies that this program demands academically and in this strict rigor of a study program of this type including the different topics that are part of general criminal knowledge and which day to day are problems that not only deal with national life, but also with the international arena, just as it is based on an reality that has no contrast like the existence of a globalized world where territorial knowledge has no borders or limits, even less when it concerns law and in our case criminal law.

GENERALITIES OF THE PROGRAM

Degree: Master in Criminal Law
Duration: Four academic semesters
Designed for: Lawyers and related careers
Modality: on-campus
Schedule: Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Admissions: once a year

OBJECTIVE:

Our Criminal Law program is a Comprehensive Study of Criminal Law that aims to continue with Universidad de Medellin training cycle and relevant achievements of the Specialization program in Criminal Law taught at Universidad de Medellin.

PROGRAM MODALITY

To fulfill our country's education demands and aware of the university's graduates' social reality in the region, this academic program will be conducted under the modality of substantiation and complementary seminars.

 

Seminar

 

Credits

Class Hours

Credit by credit

Total of Hours

Research Method Seminar I:  Legal Research Methodology and Techniques

1

12

48

Substantiation seminar I: Legal Principles

2

24

96

Substantiation seminar II: Principles of criminal law I. Legitimizing punishment

3

36

144

Substantiation seminar III: Principles of criminal law II. Constitutionalizing Criminal Law

 

3

 

36

 

144

Substantiation seminar IV: Legal Argumentation Theory

2

24

96

Complementary Seminar I: Crimes against the Public Authorities. Informatics Criminal Law, Ballistics, Techniques for person identification, Graphology Techniques, Forensic Physics, Forensic Chemistry, International Principles of criminal law, General International Criminal Law Institutions, Special International Criminal Law Institutions, and

International Criminal Procedural Law of Institutions

 

1

 

12

 

48

Total Credits

12

144

576

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ACADEMIC PROGRAM AND CREDITS.
 SEMESTRE 1

 SEMESTRE 2 – Basic Level II For both modalities

 

Seminar

 

Credits

Class Hours

Credit by credit

Total of Hours

Research Method Seminar II:  Legal Writing Techniques. Writing to Publish

1

12

48

Substantiation seminar V: The Theory of Legal Principles

2

24

96

Substantiation seminar VI: General Criminal Law I. Methodological principles of Criminal law

3

36

144

Substantiation seminar VII: Criminal Procedural Law I. Criminal Prosecution System

3

36

144

Substantiation seminar VIII: General Criminal Law II. Criminal Policy and society models

2

24

96

Complementary Seminar II: Crimes against Public Authorities. Criminal Law of Criminal law of informatics, Ballistics, Techniques to identify people Person identification techniques, Graphology Techniques, Forensic Physics, Forensic Chemistry, International Principles of criminal law, General International Criminal Law Institutions, Special International Criminal Law Institutions, 

 Criminal Procedural Institutions for International Criminal Law

 

1

 

12

 

48

Total Credits

12

144

576

 SEMESTRE 3

 

Seminar

 

Credits

Class Hours

Credit by credit

Total of Hours

Research Seminar III:  Conducting a Final Project  

1 Prof

3 Researchers.

12 Prof

36 Researchers

48 Prof

144 Researchers.

Substantiation seminar IX.  General Criminal Law III. Crime Contemporary Problems of the theory crime (In depth studies and research)

 

3

 

36

 

 

144

Substantiation seminar X.  Criminal Procedural Law II. judicial guarantees (In depth studies and research)

3

36

 

144

Substantiation seminar XI.  Probative Law I. Evidence Rules (In depth studies and research)

2

24

96

Complementary Seminar III: Crimes against Public Authorities. Criminal law of informatics, Ballistics, Person identification techniques, Graphology Techniques, Forensic Physics, Forensic Chemistry, International Principles of criminal law, General International Criminal Law Institutions, Special International Criminal Law Institutions, 

 Criminal Procedural of International Criminal Law Institutions

 

1

 

12

 

48

Total Credits

12 (

144  

576

SEMESTRE 4

 

Seminars

 

Credits

Class Hours

on campus classes by credit

Total of Hours

Research Method Seminar III:  conducting a final project progress (In depth studies and research)

1 Prof

4 Researchers

12 Prof

48 Researchers.

48 Prof

192 Researchers.

Substantiation seminar V.  Tutoring (research)

4

48

192

Substantiation seminar XIII.  Criminal Procedural Law II. Criminal Processes and their relation with International Criminal Law (In depth studies)

 

3

 

36

 

144

Substantiation seminar XIV.  Criminal Probative Law II. Evidence Evaluation Methods (In depth studies and research)

 

3

 

36

 

144

Substantiation seminar XV.  Special Criminal Law II.  The environment and its crime protection (In depth studies)

2

24

 

96

Substantiation seminar XVI.  Problems aspect of the enforcement of sentences (In depth studies)

2

24

96

Complementary Seminar IV: Crimes against Public Authorities. Criminal law of informatics, Ballistics, Person identification techniques, Graphology Techniques, Forensic Physics, Forensic Chemistry, International Principles of criminal law, General International Criminal Law Institutions, Special International Criminal Law Institutions, 

International Criminal Law Procedure Institutions of

 

1

 

12

 

48

Total Credits

12 (prof and research)

144 prof and research)

576