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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 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
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 2020 examination session
Approx. price for the first year:
See How much does it costs to study at the University of Girona?
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. Entrance test passed and with a sufficient interview outcome.
  • 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 No

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 SSemester long 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

Language requirement

* 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 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. You can view the results of the assignment from the University Admissions 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 allocated your place to you, you will receive an email from the UdG with your user code and a link for setting your password, as well as links to enrolment information on your bachelor's degree studies.
  3. If you do not receive the message, fill in and send the user-account application form for newly admitted students for the academic year 2020-2021.
  4. 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.
  5. Access the online enrolment app with your user code and password. You will find the day and time of enrolment you have been assigned.
  6. 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 school’s secretary's office will validate the documents so that, where appropriate, you can enjoy the corresponding discount on your enrolment or free enrolment.
  7. Check the sections "What you need to know for your enrolment" and "Documentation that you will have to submit" of the enrolment information for your bachelor's degree course.
  8. Check the Basic guide to online enrolment for the first year of the bachelor's degree.
  9. Enrol online, on the assigned day and time, following the instructions in the guide.

  • Subjects. Review the subjects that you can enrol for from the Subjects section > Subjects offered in 2020-2021.
  • Fees.Consult the enrolment fees and 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.

Before enrolling

You only have to submit electronically the documentation on discounts or exemptions that has not been recognised, in order to enjoy the corresponding discount or free enrolment. Check the section on “Steps to take for enrolling”

After enrolling

a) If you are not starting university after upper secondary school education, you will have to submit to your school’s academic office your valid identity document according to your nationality:

Nationality Documents
Students with Spanish nationality An attested photocopy of your ID card
Students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Andorra An attested photocopy of a valid identity document from the country of origin, or passport
Non-EU foreign students An attested photocopy of your TIE (foreign-national ID) preferably, or passport where the TIE is not available.

b) If you are transferring to UdG from another university, you will have to submit to your school’s academic office documentation proving access to the university:

Type of access Documents
Pre-enrolled university students with a university degree not obtained from the UdG Original and photocopy or attested copy of the degree or its provisional certificate
Pre-enrolled university students with transferred academic records (students enrolled at other university centres) Academic certificate showing the courses and qualifications of the institution you are transferring from and confirming payment of transfer fees
Students with access from record transfers The University does not require students to present any documents, as they will have had to produce them beforehand during the transfer-call period

c) If you are not the holder of the bank account from which the enrolment payment will be taken, you will have to submit electronically, through the Secretary’s Office Online Formalities section, the bank details communication/modification form and a photocopy of the holder’s identity document.

d) If you have not been able to submit it before enrolment, you will have to submit electronically, through the Secretary’s Office Online Formalities section, the documentation proving the reductions or exemptions. According to each case, your school’s academic secretary’s office can demand the physical submittal of the documentation

The documentation can be submitted until 19 November 2020 (except documents proving discounts or exemptions, for which purpose you have until 31 December 2020).

Online enrolment