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Dual bachelor's degree Economics / Philosophy

Dual bachelor's degree Economics / Philosophy

Academic year 2022-2023

New curriculum

 

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 information

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
What qualifications can lead 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:

Cut-off marks for the June 2022 examination call

Approx. price for the first year:
See How much does it costs to study at the University of Girona?
Language requirements:
To obtain the certificates students are required to prove they have the requisite levels of languages in both degrees
Other information:
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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
Access: university entrance examinations (PAU), general stage. Admission: weight given to upper secondary school subject areas tested in the PAU and relating to the branches of Social and Legal Sciences and Arts and Humanities.
Higher level training cycles (CFGS).
Access: all CFGS. Admission: weight given to upper secondary school subject areas tested in the PAU and relating to the branches of Social and Legal Sciences and Arts and Humanities.
Over 25 years old
Preferred options in successful entrance exam: Social and Legal Sciences, and Arts and Humanities.
Over 45 years old
Entrance exam passed and favourable interview outcome.
Others
Special types of access recognised under current regulations .

Another information on access

Pre-enrolment code:
81069
Weightings
Weighting parameters of the subjects in the specific phase of the PAU

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

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Subjects

Curriculum Subjects offered for 2022-2023

First course66.00 credits

Second course78.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Matemàtiques IIMatemáticas IIMathematics II  (3107G00003)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

EstadísticaEstadísticaStatistics  (3107G00004)

BBasic 12.00 AAnnual Not

Microeconomia Microeconomía Microeconomics  (3107G00013)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

MacroeconomiaMacroeconomíaMacroeconomics  (3107G00014)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Economia internacionalEconomía internacionalInternational economics  (3107G00015)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Economia industrialEconomía industrialIndustrial organization  (3107G00016)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Antropologia social i culturalAntropología social y cultural Social and cultural anthropology   (3102G00048)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long Not

Fonaments de geografia humanaFundamentos de geografia humanaFundamental aspects on human geography  (3102G00050)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long Not

Ètica ÉticaEthics  (3102G03055)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long Not

Antropologia filosòficaAntropología filosóficaPhilosophical anthropology  (3102G03059)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long Not

Lògica ILógica ILogic I  (3102G03062)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Lògica IILógica IILogic II  (3102G03064)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Third course78.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Introducció a la comptabilitatIntroducción a la contabilidadAccounting introduction  (3107G00009)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Temes d'història econòmica contemporàniaTemas de historia económica contemporáneaTopics on Modern Economic History   (3107G03006)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Anàlisi microeconòmica Análisis microeconómicaMicroeconomic analysis  (3107G03018)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Anàlisi macroeconòmicaAnálisis macroeconómicoMacroeconomic Analysis  (3107G03019)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Economia públicaEconomía públicaPublic economics  (3107G03020)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

EconometriaEconometríaEconometrics  (3107G03021)

OBCompulsory 12.00 AAnnual Not

Instruments d'economia aplicada (II)Instrumentos de economía aplicada (II)Tools of applied economics (II)  (3107G03022)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Política econòmica IPolítica económica IEconomic policy I  (3107G03023)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

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 Not

Història de la Filosofia Medieval Historia de la Filosofia MedievalHistory of Medieval Philosophy  (3102G03060)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Història de la Filosofia Moderna IHistoria de la Filosofía Moderna I History of Modern Philosophy I   (3102G03061)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Història de la Filosofia Moderna IIHistoria de la Filosofia Moderna IIHistory of Modern Philosophy II  (3102G03063)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Fourth course72.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Filosofia política IFilosofía política IPolitical philosophy I  (3102G03034)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Món actual IMundo actual I Current world I  (3102G00051)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long Not

Estètica I Estética IAesthetics I   (3102G03054)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Filosofia Moral Filosofía Moral Moral Philosophy  (3102G03056)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Món actual II Mundo actual II Current world II  (3102G00072)

BBasic 6.00 SSemester long Not

Filosofia del Llenguatge I Filosofía del Lenguaje IPhilosophy of Language I  (3102G03065)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Història de la Filosofia ContemporàniaHistoria de la Filosofía ContemporáneaHistory of Contemporary Philosophy  (3102G03066)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Filosofia del Llenguatge IIFilosofía del Lenguaje IIPhilosophy of Language II  (3102G03068)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Teoria del Coneixement Teoría del Conocimiento Theory of Knowledge  (3102G03071)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Filosofia de la Ciència Filosofía de la CIenciaPhylosophy of Science  (3102G03073)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Estètica IIEstética IIAesthtics II  (3102G03074)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Filosofia Política IIFilosofía Política IIPolitical Philosophy II  (3102G03075)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Fifth course66.00 credits

Name of subject Type Credits Duration Offer for 2022-2023

Política econòmica IIPolítica económica IIEconomic policy II  (3107G03024)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Comerç i creixement econòmicComercio y crecimiento económicoTrade and growth  (3107G03026)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Anàlisi dels cicles i de la conjuntura econòmicaAnálisis de los ciclos y de la coyuntura económicaBusiness cycles  (3107G03027)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Treball de fi de grauTrabajo de fin de gradoGlobal evaluation of the degree  (3107G03079)

OBCompulsory 12.00 SSemester long Not

Metafísica I Metafísica I Metaphysics I  (3102G03067)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Lectures de Filosofia Lecturas de Filosofía Philosophy Readings  (3102G03069)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Metafísica IIMetafísica IIMetaphysics II  (3102G03070)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Corrents actuals de la FilosofiaCorrientes actuales de la FilosofíaCurrent Trends in Philosophy  (3102G03072)

OBCompulsory 6.00 SSemester long Not

Treball de Fi de GrauTrabajo de Fin de GradoDegree Final Project  (3102G03087)

OBCompulsory 12.00 AAnnual Not

Calendar and timetables

Through the following links you can access the calendars and timetables that correspond to this bachelor's degree.

The academic calendar marks the beginning and end of classes, non-teaching days, holidays, exam periods, and so on. The administrative calendar marks the periods to make the different formalities administrative.

Placements

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 universities in Spain and on other continents, thanks to bilateral agreements, the SICUE programme and the expansion of the Erasmus+ Programme.

Enrolment

First year enrolment

1

Once the Catalan government has allocated you your place, you will receive an email from the UdG with your user code and a link for setting your password, as well as links to online enrolment applications and information on enrolling on your bachelor's degree studies. If you do not receive the message, fill in and send the user-account application form for newly admitted students for the academic year.

2

Use the link provided in the message to set your password. The user code and the password make up your digital identity as a UdG student and will allow you to access the university's online services.

3

Use your user code and password to access the online enrolment and check the enrolment period assigned to you. If the period has already started, the application will inform you that you can start your enrolment.

4

Click on the Grants and allowances tab. If you are entitled to any discounts that are not recognised, you will have the option to start the recognition procedure by pressing the corresponding "Request” button and attaching scans of the necessary documentation. Your institution’s secretary's office will validate the documents so that, where appropriate, you can enjoy the corresponding discount on your enrolment or free enrolment.

5

Check the enrolment information for your degree course and consult the Basic guide to self-enrolment for first degree courses.

6

Formalise online enrolment following the guide's instructions</g>. If you have queries, contact the secretary’s office at your teaching institution. Remember you must enrol before the deadline provided for, otherwise, you will lose your place.

Subjects
Check the subjects for which you can enrol in the section Subjects > Available subjects 2022-2023 of the website for your bachelor's degree studies.
Fees
Consult the enrolment fees and deductions available to you.
Payment
You can pay the enrolment fee in full, in two or three instalments or in monthly instalments. See the terms and conditions in the Enrolment Regulations.
Grants
If you have applied for the MEFP general scholarship and you meet the academic requirements established in the call for applications, you will be able to enrol without paying the public fees (subject to the subsequent award of the scholarship).
Third language
If your degree course requires a level of knowledge of a third language to obtain the qualification and you already have a recognised certificate of this level or higher, we recommend that you present it together with the rest of the documentation required for the first enrolment. Check the Regulations about a third language.
Insurance
If you are under 28 years old, you are obliged to take out compulsory school insurance for €1.12 per year. If you are over 28 years old, you will be covered by a compulsory accident insurance for 6.65 euros per course. Further information on the Insurance policies page.
Staying
Bear in mind that if you do not pass a minimum of 30 credits in the first two years, you will not be able to continue the same course at the UdG. Check the Rules for staying.

ID
Spanish nationals do not need to produce their national ID (DNI) unless they opposed the University of Girona's collection of personal data during their online enrolment (see the guide for online enrolment).

If you are a national of a EU member state, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or Andorra, you will need to present a valid ID or passport from your country of origin.

Otherwise you will preferably need to present a valid foreign-national identification care (TIE) or passport if do you not have a TIE.

You will need to forward a digitised copy of the document online or bring it in person to the academic secretary's office.

For online submissions you can use “Application to the administration” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

You have until the 21 November to submit the document.
Admission documents
If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from PAU, CFGS, admission exams for individuals over the age of 25, 40 or 45 or university degree obtained from the UdG, or by academic record transfer, you will not need to produce any documents.

If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from a university degree completed at another university, you will need to forward a copy of your degree online (e-degree or authenticated digital copy of the degree) or provisional degree certificate (with digital signature and CSV), or produce the original in person at the academic secretary's office.

If you have been admitted to the UdG through university pre-enrolment, from a university degree started at another university, you have to produce a copy of an academic certificate online stating the courses and qualifications, signed electronically and with CSV, and supporting documents confirming transfer-rights payment or presenting the originals in person at the academic secretary's office.

For online submissions you can use “Application to the administration” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

You have until the 21 November to submit the documents.
Allowances and exemptions
Before you register, review the self-enrolment’s "Grants and allowances" tab. If you are entitled to allowances that are recorded as accredited and are valid on the date of the start of the academic year (12 September), you will not need to produce any documents.

If you are entitled to allowances that are not recorded as accredited, you can start the accreditation procedure by clicking on the corresponding "Request" button, and uploading the necessary documents there for applying the corresponding enrolment discount or payment exemption.

You can also use the “Document Accreditation” procedure from the online procedure section of the Office of the Secretary in Network, preferably, or the electronic register of the UdG, or to produce the documents in person at the academic secretary's office.

If your documents are currently being processed or pending renewal, you will not be eligible for the enrolment-fee discount, but presentations of updated documents will be accepted up to 31 December for subsequently regularising your situation.
Further information from the Allowances and Loans page.
Bank details
If you are not the holder of the bank account from which the registration fee will be paid by direct debit, you must submit the completed bank details notification/ modification form and proof of identification for the account holder.

For the submission of documentation you can use the “Communicating or amending bank details” procedure in the online procedures section of the Network Secretary’s Office, preferably, or the UdG’s e-register.

These documents will have to be produced within a period of 10 work days as from the date of enrolment.
Photograph
After you have enrolled, you will need to produce a personal photograph through the La meva UdG intranet (Staff > digital Identity), in accordance with the instructions provided on the same webpage.
Note: accreditation by electronic means is not definitive, except in the case of original electronic documents or authentic electronic copies. The UdG reserves the right to request the corresponding physical documentation at a later date.

Online enrolment

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