2017-2018 / CRIM2106-1

Ethic in Criminology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in criminology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 


André Lemaître

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

All occupations by criminologist are linked to ethic and deontology. Different professionnals from some criminological fields present the ethical implications of their interventions (lawyer, magistrate, probation officer, prison, doctor, police officer ... Things in common are identified and discussed

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The objective is to give some points of reference to the criminologist in terms of professsionnal ethics

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Symbolically, ethic is central in the studies

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

The course take place at the first semester; Lectures are given also by different experts (magistrate, lawyer, doctor, criminologist, police officer ...

Recommended or required readings

Different references and notes are given by each contributor and collected in a text kit

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination; students are distribute among little groups and evaluated by a jury composed by the different contributors

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Enseignant : André LEMAITRE +3243663083 alemaitre@ulg.ac.be
Sarah El Guendi
Tel: +32 4 366 32 19
Collaboratrice scientifique:
Line Witvrouw l.witvrouw@ulg.ac.be
Secrétariat : Mle J. DEBROUX +3243663159 J.Debroux@ulg.ac.be