The purpose of this program is to provide an understanding of violence and the ways punitive agencies (the criminal justice system) act as these are extremely complex and worrisome social facts of collective life. In view of these pillars of the reality of social life, a wide plethora of research areas can be developed, especially those drawing insights from Law Science, such as Medical Sciences, Psychology and Humanities.

The Graduate Program in Criminal Sciences is suitable for Law School, Criminal Sciences, Humanities, Medical Sciences and Psychology students.

Capes Grade: 5
Master’s: 30 credits
Doctorate: 36 credits
Master’s: minimum of 12 and maximum of 30 months
Doctorate: minimum of 24 and maximum of 54 months