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Master in Technology and Security (ON LINE)

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Master in Technology and Security at University of Girona*

* Does not include shipping rates title.

Note: students who do not hold a previous university qualification will be entitled to obtain, under the same conditions, a certificate of attendance issued by the University of Girona Foundation: Innovation and Training.



PROGRAMME
MODULE 1. CRIME, SOCIETY AND TECHNOLOGY
– Risk, danger and subjective insecurity
– Sociology of law, crime & technology
– Criminology, deviation, victimology & surveillance
– Security and difference
 
MODULE 2. MANAGING CRISES, EMERGENCIES AND MEGA-EVENTS
– Concepts and models: leadership, coordination, scenarios
– Civil protection
– Public order
– Security and mega-events
– Resilience
– The DRIVER project
 
MODULE 3. SECURITY AND SURVEILLANCE
– Surveillance and policing
– Social and criminological externalities of surveillance
– Dataveillance
– Sousveillance and counterveillance
– The surveillance industry
 
MODULE 4. SECURITY POLICY ANALYSIS
– The policy cycle: design, implementation, evaluation and indicators
– Diagnosing and defining public problems
– Stakeholders: media and civil society
– Impact, effectiveness and legitimacy
– The economics of security technology
– The RESPECT project
 
MODULE 5. SECURITY AND URBAN MANAGEMENT
– Urban sociology and community safety
– Public space, situational crime prevention and urban sprawl
– Resilience, conviviality and mutual support
– Technology and urban management: from CCTV to the Smart grid
– The GRAFFOLUTION project
 
MODULE 6. SECURITY IN A GLOBAL WORLD
– Globalisation and new fears: terrorism, organised crime, cybercrime
– The security industry
– Security and intelligence
– Data mining and counterterrorism (Snowden’s case)
– The SECILE project
 
MODULE 7. PRIVACY POLICY, LAW AND TECHNOLOGY
– The fundamentals of privacy
– Chief Privacy Officer
– DPAs: competences, possibilities, limitations
– Surveillance impact assessments
– The ABC4EU project
 
MODULE 8. SECURITY SYSTEMS FROM A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
– Legal frameworks, policing, prison systems and prevention models
– Public security systems: training, structures, deployment, functions, objectives
– Community policing: theory and practice
– The challenge of coordination: forces, actors, jurisdictions
– Public and private security
– Foreign policy, international relations and defence
 
MODULE 9. TOOLS, STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES
– Social prevention policy: community and conviviality
– Managing conflict and mediation
– Measuring and monitoring citizens attitudes and perceptions: statistics
– Managing data and privacy
– Participation and community involvement
– Technologies for managing community safety
– Communications and media relations
– Management of human, material and financial resources
– Statistics and data mining
 
MODULE 10. SECURITY, DATA AND SURVEILLANCE
– Social networks, mobile devices, web searches and mapping
– Sensitive data & DBs
– Policing and data management
– Big data: public and private
– The SLANDAIL project
 
MODULE 11. SOCIOLOGY AND HISTORY OF SURVEILLANCE
– The rhetoric of surveillance: from Bentham to Foucault
– Surveillance societies
– Identification practices and techno-social relations (STS)
– Surveillance, discrimination and gender
– The IRISS project
 
MODULE 12. FINAL ASSESSMENT        
The master’s programme offers final assessment options that cater to different needs and career options. The programme can be completed through the professional or academic track.
Students who opt for the professional track undertake an internship, while those who opt for the academic track must write a research paper.
The second option, which takes the form of a final research project, involves presenting a proposal beforehand.
In conclusion, through its material and assessment options, the master’s programme enables students to choose various career paths and provides them with a broad-based skillset in the fields of technology, security, and privacy.
TEACHING STAFF
Teaching staff

–Antonella Galetta, PhD researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

–Augusto Délkader, political scientist and public sector consultant

–Ben Brucato, PhD in Science and Technology Studies

–Cecilia Milesi, sociologist, MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development

–Diana Miranda, PhD researcher, University of Minho

–Elvira Santiago, postdoctoral researcher

–Gemma Galdon Clavell, PhD in Public Policy

–Genís Margarit, telecom engineer and IT security consultant

–Gertjan Boulet, PhD candidate in Law at the Faculty of Law & Criminology of Vrije Universiteit Brussel

–Gloria González Fuster, PhD in Law

–Hervé Falciani, systems engineer, whistle-blower and creator of the Falciani list, providing information on 130,000 suspected tax evaders with Swiss bank accounts

–Katarzyna Szymielewicz, lawyer specialised in human rights and technology, co-founder and President of the Panoptykon Foundation

–Lisa Lucile Owens, PhD candidate and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University, New York

–Mario Viola, PhD in Law

–Nahikari Sánchez, Degree in Criminology

–Pete Fussey, PhD in Criminology and Sociology

–Susan Maret, PhD and lecturer at San Jose State University

–Whitney Iles, CEO of Project 507 Ltd., serious youth violence practitioner

*The management team  reserves all rights to make changes If any teacher can’t teach a subject, always ensuring the same quality and professional category levels.


Management

– Gemma Galdon Clavell. PhD in Public Policy.



Coordination

– Alejandro Vélez, political scientist, PhD in Humanities



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