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Dual bachelor's degree Economics / Philosophy

Dual bachelor's degree Economics / Philosophy

2020-2021 academic year

This double degree, unique in Catalonia, offers students the opportunity to gain extensive knowledge in two complementary disciplines and attain, through its multi-disciplinary and overarching nature, important skills.

General information

General data

Name of the course:
Dual bachelor's degree Economics / Philosophy
Branch of knowledge:
Social and Legal Sciences / Arts and Humanities
Duration:
5 years
European credits:
354
Qualification(s) it leads to:
Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Girona
Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of Girona
Teaching institution:
Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences
Indicative number of places:
10
Last admission mark:
Marks required for the June 2019 call for applications
Approx. price for the first year:

1,809 euros. See Information on prices

Language requirements:
To obtain the certificate students must prove they have B2 level or equivalent in English, German, French or Italian (general requirement of bachelor's degree studies)
Other information:
Follow-up indicators / AQU Indicators

It's useful to know

The Economics and Philosophy double degree is suitable for the student with a critical eye and interested in understanding how the economy and society function. We recommend that students choose options such as mathematics and languages, particularly English, for their upper secondary school diploma.

Skills acquired

This double degree will provide the student with the skills to manage and understand economic information, summarise it and critically analyse it, while being aware of the multi-disciplinary nature of economic issues that may arise during a later career. The student will be able to analyse complex economic situations and offer appropriate solutions of handling them. Focus will be on the interpretation and critical analysis of philosophical arguments and texts from different periods and traditions. Through this, the student will be able to concisely express complex and controversial philosophical problems, while understanding the strategies required to solve them. The student will develop philosophical texts and arguments the correct technical terminology and be able to use the acquired knowledge, argumentative techniques and philosophical analysis in non-academic contexts.

Access

Access requirements

  • Upper secondary school education. Entry: University entrance examinations (PAU), general stage. Admission: weight given to upper secondary school subject areas tested in the PAU and related to the branches of Social and Legal Sciences and Arts and Humanities.
  • Higher-level training cycles (CFGS). Entry: all CFGS. Admission: weight given to upper secondary school subject areas tested in the PAU and related to the branches of Social and Legal Sciences and Arts and Humanities.
  • Over 25s. Preferred options in successful entrance exam: Social and Legal Sciences and Arts and Humanities.
  • Over 45s. Successful entrance exam with pass/A result in interview.
  • Other special entry requirements recognised by current regulations.

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Careers

The career prospects of this double degree involve:

  • Economic activity analyst.
  • Professional association consultant.
  • Cultural company consultant.
  • Ethical advice (bioethics committees of hospitals and human resources departments).
  • Media collaboration.
  • Corporate social responsibility advisor.
  • Scientific and cultural publications (especially in economics and philosophy)
  • Teaching at university or advanced research centres.
  • Archivist.
  • International organisation economist.
  • State economist.
  • Secondary school teaching.
  • Public and private management.
  • Sustainability projects.
  • Researcher in public or private study institutes.
  • Work in training, studies, staff, planning, publications departments, etc.
  • Work in publishing houses (editing and correction of economic and philosophical texts).

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Doctorate degree programmes

The doctoral studies are aimed at providing students with advanced training in research techniques and include the preparation and presentation of a doctoral thesis, consisting of original research work. To join a doctoral programme you need to have a minimum of between 60 and 120 ECTS credits at official university master's degree level or equivalent.

Postgraduate courses and specialisation

The University of Girona Foundation: Innovation and Training is the centre that plays host to and organises ongoing educational activities to meet the needs ongoing higher-level education. If offers own masters, postgraduate courses, specialization courses and other postgraduate activities covering all areas of knowledge.

Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2020-2021

60.00 B or higher is required
Must attain 6 compulsory credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Sociologia   Sociología   Sociology (3107G00006) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
36.00 B or higher is required
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Antropologia filosòfica   Antropología filosófica   Philosophical antropology (3102G00010) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
Comunicació oral i escrita   Comunicación oral y escrita   Oral and written communication (3102G00001) BBasic 12.00 AAnnual YES
Estadística   Estadística   Statistics (3107G00004) BBasic 12.00 AAnnual YES
Ètica   Ética   Ethics (3102G00011) BBasic 6.00 SSemester long YES
42.00 OB or higher is required.
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Economia industrial   Economía industrial   Industrial organization (3107G00016) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Economia internacional   Economía internacional   International economics (3107G00015) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Lògica I   Lógica I   Logic I (3102G03029) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Lògica II   Lógica II   Logic II (3102G03030) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Macroeconomia   Macroeconomía   Macroeconomics (3107G00014) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Matemàtiques II   Matemáticas II   Mathematics II (3107G00003) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Microeconomia   Microeconomía   Microeconomics (3107G00013) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Must attain 72 compulsory credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Anàlisi macroeconòmica   Análisis macroeconómico   Macroeconomic Analysis (3107G03019) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Anàlisi microeconòmica   Análisis microeconómica   Microeconomic analysis (3107G03018) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Econometria   Econometría   Econometrics (3107G03021) OBCompulsory 12.00 AAnnual YES
Economia del medi ambient i dels recursos naturals (economia)   Economía del medio ambiente y de los recursos naturales   Environmental and resource economics (3107G03025) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Economia pública   Economía pública   Public economics (3107G03020) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Història de la filosofia antiga I   Historia de la filosofía antigua I   Ancient philosophy I (3102G03018) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Història de la filosofia antiga II   Historia de la filosofía antigua II   Ancient philosophy II (3102G03019) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Instruments d'economia aplicada (II)   Instrumentos de economía aplicada (II)   Tools of applied economics (II) (3107G03022) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Metafísica I   Metafísica I   Metaphysics I (3102G03025) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Política econòmica I   Política económica I   Economic policy I (3107G03023) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Temes d'història econòmica contemporània   Temas de historia económica contemporánea   Topics on Modern Economic History (3107G03006) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Must attain 72 compulsory credits
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Estètica I   Estética I   Aesthetics I (3102G03036) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Filosofia del llenguatge I   Filosofía del lenguaje I   Philosophy of language I (3102G03031) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Filosofia del llenguatge II   Filosofía del lenguaje II   Philosophy of language II (3102G03032) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Filosofia moral   Filosofía moral   Moral philosophy (3102G03033) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Filosofia política I   Filosofía política I   Political philosophy I (3102G03034) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Filosofia política II   Filosofía política II   Political philosophy II (3102G03035) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Història de la filosofia contemporània   Historia de la filosofía contemporánea   Contemporary Philosophy (3102G03023) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Història de la filosofia medieval   Historia de la filosofía medieval   Medieval philosophy (3102G03020) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Història de la filosofia moderna I   Historia de la filosofía moderna I   Modern philosophy I (3102G03021) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Història de la filosofia moderna II   Historia de la filosofía moderna II   Modern philosophy II (3102G03022) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Introducció a la comptabilitat   Introducción a la contabilidad   Accounting introduction (3107G00009) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Teoria del coneixement   Teoría del conocimiento   Theory of knowlege (3102G03027) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
42.00 OB or higher is required.
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Anàlisi dels cicles i de la conjuntura econòmica   Análisis de los ciclos y de la coyuntura económica   Business cycles (3107G03027) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Comerç i creixement econòmic   Comercio y crecimiento económico   Trade and growth (3107G03026) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Corrents actuals de la filosofia   Corrientes actuales de la filosofía   Current philosophical issues (3102G03024) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Estètica II   Estética II   Aesthetics II (3102G03037) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Filosofia de la ciència   Filosofía de la ciencia   Philosophy of science (3102G03028) OBCompulsory 6.00 AAnnual YES
Metafísica II   Metafísica II   Metaphysics II (3102G03026) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
Política econòmica II   Política económica II   Economic policy II (3107G03024) OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long YES
You need to get 24.00 TFG
Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2020-2021
Treball de fi de grau   Trabajo de fin de grado   Global evaluation of the degree (3107G03079) Bachelor's thesis 12.00 SSemester long YES
Treball final de grau   Trabajo final de grado   Final project (3102G03051) Bachelor's thesis 12.00 SSemester long YES

It is necessary to pass 1 of the following modules

* Level B2 - German
* Level B2 - English
* Level B2 - French
* Level B2 - Italian
* Level C1 - German
* Level C1 - English
* Level C1 - French
* Level C1 - Italian
* Level C2 - German
* Level C2 - English
* Level C2 - French
* Level C2 - Italian
* Level C1.1 - English
* Level C1.1 - French
* Level C1.1 - German

Practical work experience

Students have to gain a series of credits, as part of their studies, which correspond to internships in companies or institutions relating to the bachelor’s degree they are studying. The teaching load is determined in accordance with the curriculum.

Bachelor's thesis

To obtain the degree, students have to complete a bachelor's thesis (TFG) which serves to assess the general skills they have acquired over the course of the degree programme and offers a summary of the skills and knowledge they have acquired. The teaching load of the thesis depends on the curriculum of the degree.

Mobility

Students can complete part of their degree programme abroad through the Erasmus programme, which enables them to carry on their studies whilst undertaking an international exchange with academic value in a European university.

They also have access to grants for placements at Spanish universities and those on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

Enrolment in the first year

  1. You can consult the results of the assignment, before you enrol, from the University Admission's Portal and find out your options according to the examination session you have been assigned to (June or September).
  2. Once the Catalan government has assigned you your place, you will receive an email from the UdG containing the keys of your first digital identity (user code and password) as a UdG student, as well as links to the online-enrolment app and an explanatory tutorial on how to enrol online.
  3. Display the tutorial and access the online-enrolment app with your user code and password. You will find the day and time of enrolment you have been assigned.
  4. Review the scholarships and allowances sections. If you are entitled to allowances or exemptions that do not appear to be accredited, you will have the option of requesting their accreditation by attaching the necessary documents scanned. Your centre’s secretary's office will validate the documents so that, where appropriate, you can enjoy the corresponding discount on your enrolment.
  5. Enrol online, on the assigned day and time, following the tutorial's instructions.

  • Fees. Consultation the enrolment fees and the Allowances available to you.
  • Grants. If you wish to apply for a general MEFP grant, to complete an enrolment conditional on a grant, you will have to apply for financial accreditation. Find out all about this from the Bachelor's degree scholarships and grants website.
  • Payment.You can pay your enrolment fees in several instalments (consult the terms and conditions in the Enrolment Regulations). You can also apply for a loan to pay for enrolment fees.
  • Insurance policies.If you are under the age of 28, you will have a mandatory student insurance policy available to you that will cost you €1.12 per academic year. If you are over the age of 28, you will have a mandatory accidents-insurance policy available to your €9.50 per academic year. Further information on the Insurance policies page.
  • Academic progress.Bear in mind that if you fail to obtain a minimum of 30 credits in your first two academic years, you will not be able the same studies at the UdG. Consult the Academic progress regulations for bachelor's degree studies.

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Online enrolment

Online enrolment is the University of Girona's electronic enrolment system. It is done through the Internet and is available for the most of the studies.