Freestanding course, Master’s level
7.5 hp
Malmö daytime 100%
13 December 2021 - 14 January 2022
Applications open 15 March

About the course

The aim of the course is for the student to acquire knowledge on fields of criminological research. An additional aim is for the student to develop knowledge of data collection and analysis methods that may be used for studying interaction effects of individual and environmental factors for criminality and ill-health.

Course content

Criminological research fields and methods used to study these different fields are discussed from an international perspective. Different research designs and data collection methods that are used to study individual- and environmental factors are also presented. Instruments for measuring relevant individual and environmental factors and methods for studying interactions between the two are discussed.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

A bachelor’s degree with a major in social- or behaviour sciences or medicine and English 6.


University credits completed 100%

Course literature

Course evaluation

The course coordinator is responsible for conducting a summative evaluation after each module and give feedback to the students at the beginning of the next course. Notes from the feedback are made available to the course’s students and feedback is given to the students who will start the course in the next course session.