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Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Filosofía, política y economía
Duration
4 years (240 ECTS credits)
Centre
Language
Bilingual
Comments

Interuniversitary studies of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Universidad Autonoma de Madrid.

Presentation

The Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics is organized by four universities: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) de Barcelona, which are responsible for the academic coordination. Its duration is four years, with a single group of 60 students.

A special feature of this degree program is that its teaching takes place in Madrid and Barcelona. The first year is divided between UPF and the UAB and the second between the UAM and the UC3M. In the third year, students can choose between international mobility and/or studying subjects at the university where they are enrolled. The fourth year students focus on their bachelor degree dissertation and rounding out their education with electives.

The objective of this degree program is to create cutting-edge professionals in their areas of expertise. Graduates will have acquired a solid foundation of knowledge in politics and economics as well as the critical and analytical skills fostered by the humanities.

At present, this program is taught at approximately 50 leading universities, which include Duke University, Durham University, the University of Bern, Universität Hamburg, the University of Manchester, the University of North Carolina, the University of Oxford, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Warwick and Yale University. Among their graduates are important figures from the worlds of politics and business.

Employability and profesional internships

UC3M has agreements with over 3000 companies and institutions in which students can undertake internships and access job openings.

A total of 93.4 % of graduates from this University enter the job market the first year after finishing their studies, according to the 2019 XXIV Estudio de Inserción Profesional (Professional Placement Study).

 

International Excellence

QS Top 50 Under 50
Times Higher Education (THE)
Erasmus+

Program

Academic Year 1 - Semester 1

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Historia de la Filosofía Política6FBSpanish
Introducción a la Ciencia Política6FBSpanish
Historia Contemporánea6OEnglish
Matemáticas6OSpanish
Organización constitucional del estado6OSpanish
Estas asignaturas se imparten en la Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona)

Academic Year 1 - Semester 2

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Ética6FBSpanish
Gobierno y políticas públicas6FBSpanish
Historia del pensamiento económico6FBEnglish
Microeconomía6FBEnglish
Seminario Interdisciplinar I6OSpanish
Estas asignaturas se imparten en la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Academic Year 2 - Semester 1

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Actores Políticos y Acción Colectiva6FBSpanish
Filosofía Política Contemporánea6FBSpanish
Análisis Político y Teorías de la Democracia6OSpanish
Estadística Descriptiva6OSpanish
Macroeconomía6OSpanish
Estas asignaturas se imparten en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Academic Year 2 - Semester 2

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Lógica y Argumentación6FBEnglish
Política Internacional6FBEnglish
Introducción a la Econometría6OEnglish
Seminario Interdisciplinar II6OEnglish
Teoría Microeconómica6OEnglish
Estas asignaturas se imparten en la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Academic Year 3 - Semester 1

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Estadística aplicada6OSpanish
Seminario de Investigación6OSpanish
Teoría de la Sociedad6OSpanish
Estas asignaturas se imparten en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Academic Year 3 - Semester 2

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Análisis del discurso social6OEnglish
Metodología de Investigación en ciencia política6OEnglish
Estas asignaturas se imparten en la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Academic Year 4 - Semester 1

Optativas UC3M para 3º y 4º curso - Elegir 78 créditos:
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Materia: Sociedad y Cultura en el Mundo Contemporáneo
Teoría y desafíos demográficos contemporáneos6PSpanish
Sociedad del Conocimiento6PSpanish
Historia del mundo actual6PSpanish
Materia: Comunicación, Política y Sociedad
Asesoramiento y consultoría política6PSpanish
Periodismo argumentativo y de opinión6PSpanish
Marketing Público6PSpanish
Materia: Desarrollo, Globalización y Tradiciones Culturales
Estructura y cambio social6PEnglish Spanish
Política comparada6PEnglish Spanish
Temas de política comparada6PEnglish Spanish
Derecho internacional público6PEnglish
Organizaciones Internacionales3PEnglish
Crecimiento Económico6PEnglish Spanish
Geografía Regional6PSpanish
Materia: Politicas Públicas y de Gestión
Gestión pública directiva6PSpanish
Economía política internacional6PEnglish
Políticas públicas6PSpanish
Materia: Estado de Derecho, Gobierno Democrático y Ciudadanía
Sistema político español6PEnglish Spanish
Análisis electoral6PSpanish
Constitución y sistema de fuentes6PSpanish
Política social y estado del bienestar6PEnglish
Política y Sociedad6PSpanish
Materia: Historia de la Filosofía y Pensamiento Contemporáneo
Teoría política y problemas contemporáneos6PEnglish Spanish
Teoría económica en retrospectiva6PSpanish
Corrientes actuales de la filosofía6PSpanish
Estética6PSpanish
Historia de la filosofía II6PSpanish
Pensamiento y creencias en el mundo contemporáneo6PSpanish
Materia: Mercados, Regulación y Bienestar
Economía laboral6PEnglish Spanish
Regulación y políticas de la competencia6PSpanish
Materia: Estado de Bienestar y Justicia
Economía Pública6PEnglish Spanish
Mercados y Medio Ambiente6PEnglish Spanish
Género y políticas de igualdad6PSpanish
Materia: Herramientas de Análisis en las Ciencias Sociales
Teoría de los Juegos6PEnglish Spanish
Temas de econometría Avanzada6PEnglish Spanish
Técnicas de investigación social cualitativas I6PSpanish
Materia: Ética, Racionalidad y Democracia
Corrupción y rendición de cuentas6PEnglish
Justicia transicional y democratización6PEnglish

Academic Year 4 - Semester 2

General subjects
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Trabajo Fin de Grado12TFGEnglish Spanish
Optativas UC3M para 3º y 4º curso - Elegir 78 créditos:
SubjectsECTSTYPELanguage
Materia: Comunicación, Política y Sociedad
Política y Comunicación6PSpanish
Comunicación y participación ciudadana en la red6PSpanish
Materia: Estado de Derecho, Gobierno Democrático y Ciudadanía
Derecho Administrativo6PSpanish
Temas de política española6PSpanish
Sistema judicial español3PSpanish
Libertades públicas y derechos constitucionales3PEnglish Spanish
Materia: Desarrollo, Globalización y Tradiciones Culturales
Política Europea6PEnglish Spanish
Comercio Internacional6PEnglish Spanish
Desarrollo Económico6PEnglish Spanish
Macroeconomía Internacional6PEnglish Spanish
Globalización y Sociedad6PEnglish
Historia de la economía mundial6PEnglish
Geografía6PSpanish
Historia Cultural6PSpanish
Sociología de las migraciones en un mundo globalizado6PSpanish
Materia: Politicas Públicas y de Gestión
Gobierno multinivel6PSpanish
Evaluación de políticas y programas públicos6PSpanish
Evaluación de políticas económicas6PEnglish Spanish
Macroeconomía Dinámica6PEnglish Spanish
Políticas públicas sociolaborales6PSpanish
Materia: Historia de la Filosofía y Pensamiento Contemporáneo
Teoría política y tradiciones de pensamiento6PSpanish
Historia de la filosofía I6PSpanish
Historia de la Filosofía Moderna: de la ilustración al idealismo (asignatura impartida online por la UAM)6PSpanish
Materia: Mercados, Regulación y Bienestar
Organización Industrial6PEnglish Spanish
Economía Financiera6PEnglish Spanish
Variedades del Capitalismo6PEnglish
Materia: Herramientas de Análisis en las Ciencias Sociales
Economía Aplicada6PEnglish Spanish
Materia: Estado de Bienestar y Justicia
Economía de la Educación6PEnglish Spanish
Economía de la Salud6PEnglish Spanish
Perspectiva comparada en el Estado de Bienestar6PEnglish
Materia: Ética, Racionalidad y Democracia
Seguridad, paz y resolución de conflictos6PEnglish
Filosofía Moral6PSpanish
Información y conflicto I: los medios y la violencia6PEnglish Spanish
Información y conflicto II: el papel de las religiones6PSpanish
Materia: Sociedad y Cultura en el Mundo Contemporáneo
Estudios de género6PEnglish Spanish
Historia de las relaciones internacionales contemporáneas6PSpanish
Teoría de la cultura contemporánea6PSpanish
Antropología Social6PSpanish
Historia del mundo actual (online)6PSpanish
Sin materia.
Prácticas6PSpanish
Prácticas12PSpanish
Prácticas18PSpanish

The courses of the 3rd and 4th year will be enrolled for the students admitted to this degree through the Carlos III University of Madrid.

 

 

 

 

 

 

TYPES OF SUBJECTS

BC: Basic Core
C: Compulsory
E: Electives
BT: Bachelor Thesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Information

Interuniversity Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

This degree is taught jointly by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), with the UPF being the coordinating university.

Thus, some courses are held in Madrid and others in Barcelona:

  • First course: Barcelona (first semester at UPF and second semester at UAB).
  • Second course: Madrid (first semester at UAM and second semester at UC3M).
  • Third year: Those admitted to UC3M will take the compulsory courses of the first semester at UAM and those of the second semester at UC3M. The optional courses are taken at UAM or UC3M.
  • Fourth year: Each student takes the fourth year at the university that granted him/her admission. Students admitted in UC3M can choose elective courses from UC3M or UAM.

Language

Students admitted to UC3M may take their courses in Spanish and/or English. Language of each course is indicated in the study program.

Admission

Each of the participating universities will allocate 15 places, so the total number of students will be 60.

The cut-off mark and weightings may be different at each university. Please consult the admission information for each university for more information.

Registration and academic regulations

Each student will register for all courses at the university that granted admission. 

Those admitted to this degree at UC3M will receive, by email, the necessary information to formalise their enrolment. In addition, they will be issued with the university card of the four universities.

The rules of permanence and enrolment that will be applied will be those of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

International mobility

In this degree there is the possibility of an international mobility stay, within the Erasmus or Non-European Mobility programme. The corresponding agreements and the allocation of available places will be managed through the university that granted admission.

Mobility

  • Exchange programs

    Exchange programs

    The Erasmus programme permits UC3M first degree and post graduate students to spend one or several terms at one of the European universities with which UC3M has special agreements or take up an Erasmus Placement, that is a work placement or internship at an EU company. These exchanges are funded with Erasmus Grants which are provided by the EU and the Spanish Ministry of Education.

    The non-european mobility program enables UC3M degree students to study one or several terms in one of the international universities with which the university has special agreements. It also has funding from the Banco Santander and the UC3M.

    These places are offered in a public competition and are awarded to students with the best academic record and who have passed the language threshold  (English, French, German etc..) requested by the university of destination.

  • European mobility

    European mobility

  • Non european mobility

    Non european mobility

Profile and career opportunities

  • Entry profile

    Entry profile

    Students wishing to take a degree in philosophy, politics and economics should have a minimum grounding in mathematics, as well as an aptitude for communication and an ability for discussion and dialogue. Previous knowledge of history, philosophy and logic will be useful for the analysis of theories and data related to political science. An interest in the world of politics in general, ethics, law and sociology is equally interesting, as well as a willingness for public management, innovation and an interest in continuous learning.

    Application for a place in the degree

  • Graduate profile

    Graduate profile

    The professionals trained in this degree will have a versatile training that it allows to opt to various employments in public or private organizations. The skills obtained in the degree and the internacional knowledge benefit to get better jobs in multinationals.

    The incorporation into  the labour world of the future graduates can be in fields like politics, journalism, industry, education, business management, consulting and public relations, diplomatic services, autonomous and local governments and international organizations, among others.

    General Skills in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

    Evaluating the implications that the new ideological, political, economic and technological forms active in the contemporary world and in social conflicts hold for the human condition, on the basis of an understanding of today's societies and from a globalized, cosmopolitan perspective.

    Putting into practice the interdisciplinary, historically situated aspects of theories, methodologies and problems that have a history and a formation process, and are the source of issues yet to be resolved.

    Combining the knowledge acquired in the context of the programme's different disciplines (philosophical, political, historical and economic knowledge alike) to interpret results, evaluate conclusions, suggest appropriate solutions to society and appraise outcomes in a precise manner.

    Designing programmes, in the different disciplines covered, for meeting needs to improve living conditions in society, taking into account national and international political actors, their relationships with political institutions, and current socioeconomic circumstances.

    Implementing the aforementioned programmes, taking into account their design, viability and sustainability.

    Evaluating programmes geared to improvement, their implementation and their benefits and level of performance in international and local settings, in institutions, and in the management and quality of public or private services.

    Making judgements encompassing critical reflection on fundamental social, scientific and economic matters in a context representative of international and local society alike.

  • Career opportunities

    Career opportunities

    • Socio-political advisor and consultant
    • Socio-political analyst
    • Economic analyst
    • Research ethics-committes
    • Ethis commissions or political institutions(councils, ministries, etc)
    • Teaching
    • Journalism
    • Expert of desing, implementation and evaluation of public policies 
    • Internal Organizations

Study in english

The courses of this degree are offered with groups only in Spanish or only in English. In some electives, you can choose the group.

To know the group of each course, check the tab 'Program'. 

Quality

Facts about this bachelor's degree

Year of implementation: 2013

Places offered:

  • Getafe Campus: 60 (UC3M allocates 15)

Official Code: 2503809

Link to publication in Official universities, centres and degrees registry

Evaluation and monitoring

 

Verification Report of Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Report of modifications and accreditations of the Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Departments involved in teaching

In the Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics teach courses the following University departments: