2017-2018 / CRIM3093-1

Construction of data in criminology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in law3 crédits 
 Bachelor in political sciences : general3 crédits 
 Master in criminology (120 ECTS)3 crédits 
 Extra courses intended for exchange students (Erasmus, ...)3 crédits 
 Bachelor in human and social sciences3 crédits 
 Bachelor in psychology and education : general3 crédits 


Michaël Dantinne

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

This course is an introductory course to Criminology.It deals with fundamental questions related to all criminological researches, especially the issues related to data's collection (statistics & medias). This course also deals with basic major theories that have been released in the field of Criminology.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- Learn the basis of the criminological analysis
- Learn the different methods and paradgims that can be used to study criminological items
- Feel the difficulties implied by the research in the field of criminology
- Know the theories produced by main schools in the criminological history

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures Debates

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


Recommended or required readings

No written support. Slideshows available (see below)

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Michaël Dantinne (04/3662963)

Items online

Slideshows used during the lessons are available on e-campus