2023-2024 / CRIM4126-1

Criminological theories 2


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in criminology (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Michaël Dantinne

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course is the continuation of the course "Théories criminologiques I". It aims to study the major criminological theories, and to underline the potential use of theses theories in various empirical researches and in the comprehension of several public questions/problems.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- Learn the different major theories in Criminology
- Be able to stress links and interactions between those theories
- Have specific knowledge about different forms of rime

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The course "Théories criminologiques I" is a prerequisite or a co-requisite.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Oral lessons, through slideshows with audio

Texts readings and analysis


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Book: DANTINNE, M., Théories et recherches en criminologie, Waterloo, Kluwer, 2016 (2ème ed.).
Recommended but not mandatory

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

Exam(s) in session

* 50% of the final grade will rely on 2 homeworks to be (individually) done during the quadrimester

* 50% of the final grade will relay on an written exame



In September, the exam will be an oral exam (face-to-face or distance, to be determined)

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Michaël Dantinne (043662963) mdantinne@uliege.be

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