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Safety Models

Code: 103998 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
2502501 Prevention and Integral Safety and Security FB 1 2
The proposed teaching and assessment methodology that appear in the guide may be subject to changes as a result of the restrictions to face-to-face class attendance imposed by the health authorities.


Montserrat Iglesias Lucía

Use of Languages

Principal working language:
spanish (spa)
Some groups entirely in English:
Some groups entirely in Catalan:
Some groups entirely in Spanish:

Other comments on languages

There may be documentation in English


This subject doesn't have any pre-requierments

Objectives and Contextualisation

The subject "Security models" will show the different existing security models, their evolution and their practical consequences in security management.


Differentiate security models.
Propose security actions based on the specific security model.
Assess the impact of security on society.


  • Apply the legal regulations governing the sector of prevention and integral security.
  • Carry out scientific thinking and critical reasoning in matters of preventions and security.
  • Contribute to decisions on investment in prevention and security.
  • Use the capacity for analysis and synthesis to solve problems.
  • Work and learn autonomously.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply the basis of statistics. Economics and finance, in the applicable legal framework and the informatics necessary to undertake prevention and security.
  2. Apply the rules of professional practice for private security and private research.
  3. Carry out scientific thinking and critical reasoning in matters of preventions and security.
  4. Plan and manage prevention and security in accordance with the prevailing legislation applicable in the sector.
  5. Use the capacity for analysis and synthesis to solve problems.
  6. Work and learn autonomously.


1r. Block: Security models: Theoretical framework

This first block will explain the different existing safety models, highlighting the difference between preventive models and reactive safety models.

2n. Blog: Security models: Practical experiences

This second block will analyze different security actions and operations where different perspectives of intervention have been applied depending on the security model used.


The methodology of this subject will be based on a dynamic and participatory model. Students must study the topics through the mandatory reading of the materials that will be offered, they must participate in the written discussion forums, and they must connect or watch the different lectures that the teacher will give.
Students must provide reflections and comments to the texts of mandatory reading as well as investigate jurisprudence, news,  readings or legislation that the teacher asks in the discussion forums.


Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Class 6 0.24 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5
Type: Supervised      
Practices and practices exercicies. 24 0.96 3, 6, 5
Type: Autonomous      
Study 98 3.92 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5


1. Evaluation of the topics worked on in the classroom and continuous evaluation

Exercises and problems: delivery of the exercises, assignments and problems that arise in the moodle classroom.

There will be two practical submissions, each with a value of 2.5 points on the final grade.

The mark of these exercises (5 points (maximum mark) with respect to the final mark of the subject) will be added to the average obtained of the individual theoretical tests as long as these have been passed in the conditions specified in the next section *.

2. Individual theoretical tests

Exam: individual tests, written or oral, that allow to value the knowledge acquired by the student.

Estra individual theoretical test will have a value of 5 points.

The tests / exams may be written and / or oral at the discretion of the teachers.

* The student who obtains a 2 out of 5 of the set of the theoretical proofs will be able to add him the note that has obtained of the practical part.

3. Final Exam

The student who does not pass the subject, who does not reach a point 5 (total) out of 10, in accordance with the criteria established in the two previous sections may take a final exam as long as the student has evaluated in a set of activities, the weight of which is equivalent to a minimum of two thirds of the total qualification of the subject. If it has not been evaluated by these two third parties for not having taken the tests, you will obtain a grade of Not Presented, without having the possibility of taking this final resit exam.

In this exam the set of contents of the subject will be re-evaluated.

In the case of passing the final exam, the subject will be passed with a maximum of 5, regardless of the grade obtained in the exam.

Students who need to change an assessment date must submit the application by filling out the document found in the EPSI Tutoring Moodle space.

4. Other considerations:

* Without prejudice to other disciplinary measures deemed appropriate, and in accordance with current academic regulations, "in the event that the student commits any irregularity that may lead to a significant variation in the qualification of an act of assessment, this assessment act will be graded with a 0, regardless of the disciplinary process that may be instructed, in the event of several irregularities in the assessment acts of the same subject, the final grade of this subject will be 0 ".

* If there are circumstances that prevent the normal development of the subject, teachers may modify both the methodology and the evaluation of the subject.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Continuous evaluation excercice I 25% 10 0.4 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5
Continuous evaluation excercice II 25% 10 0.4 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 5
Oral or written exams 50% 2 0.08 1, 2, 3, 6, 5


Throughout the course different readings will be provided to students, highlighting the readings carried out by Dr. Manuel Ballbé, such as “El futuro del Derecho administrativo en la globalización: entre la americanización y la europeización”, RAP, núm.174, 2007, y  Orden público y militarismo en la España Constitucional (1812-1983), ed. Alianza Universidad, 1984, amog others.