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Short about study course

Department: Faculty of Law
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Andrejs Vilks
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Juridical Science
Language:Latvian
Study course description
Branch of science:Law
Study course description

Objective

To provide students of the Master’s study programme with knowledge of the current trends in the development of crime and the possibilities of preventing and combating crime.
To promote the students' understanding of the essence of crime, the determinants thereof, connection with other processes of social, legal, and political nature.
Students are able to carry out research in the field of crime awareness. Analyse criminological processes in a creative and constructive manner, substantiate their opinion.

Prerequisites

Criminology.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Knowledge of criminological theories and schools, crime and other anti-social phenomena, determinants thereof, and learning about the criminal’s identity, theoretical and practical problems in preventing and combating crime.

Skills

Students acquire the skills and abilities to independently analyse different approaches, evaluating criminal phenomena and processes. Students have a broad understanding of the essence of crime, the determinants thereof, connection with other processes of social, legal, and political nature.

Competence

Students are able to independently forecast trends in the development of the criminogenic situation and to choose the best response methods. Students are able to carry out research in the field of crime awareness. Analyse criminological processes in a creative and constructive manner, substantiate their opinion.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Law Science2Master’sLimited choiceValdis Voins, Aldona Kipāne, Aigars Reinis, Andrejs Vilks
Law Science 2Master’sLimited choiceAndrejs Vilks, Valdis Voins, Aigars Reinis, Aldona Kipāne
Law Science 2Master’sLimited choiceValdis Voins, Aldona Kipāne, Aigars Reinis, Andrejs Vilks
Law Science3Master’sLimited choiceValdis Voins, Aldona Kipāne, Aigars Reinis, Andrejs Vilks
Law Science 1Master’sLimited choiceValdis Voins, Aldona Kipāne, Aigars Reinis, Andrejs Vilks
Law Science 1Master’sLimited choiceValdis Voins, Aldona Kipāne, Aigars Reinis, Andrejs Vilks