In recent years Philosophy degrees have attracted growing interest as a solid training that shapes thought and provides skills to critically analyze reality and the integral development of people.
Philosophy degrees at Comillas offer:
January 9 to June 30, 2017.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 10:00 in Cantoblanco.
Course fees: €1,065.60 plus nine monthly installments of €194.28 each.
Information and Student Reception Office
C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid
Tel.: +34 91 540 61 32
Fax: +34 91 559 65 69
In order to be suitable for the Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, applicants are advised to ensure that their profile covers the following characteristics:
Intellectual curiosity and an inclination toward methodical reflection and critical analysis of the type of questions regarding human existence that are raised by philosophy.
Willingness to participate in debates, respect other people's point of view, and develop independent opinions.
Current secondary and pre-university education preparation courses or equivalent studies + University Admission Exam [Selectividad].
Students from foreign education systems.
University Admission Exam [Selectividad] for Foreigners, except for students who have studied under education systems in EU countries or countries which have agreements with Spain in this regard and who fulfill the academic requirements in their home education systems for access to university.
To gain admission as a first-year student in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the university and study the Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy, as well as providing documentary evidence of fulfilling the requirements set out in the legislation in force for accessing accredited university studies, candidates must request admission in the form and period established by the admissions committee of the relevant faculty for each degree. These tests comprise carrying out a personal interview with a full-time lecturer from the philosophy degree, in which the applicant's motivations for choosing the course will be analyzed, and his or her academic record will be reviewed and discussed. As well as the academic aspects, the process will also take into account any personal aspects that give an indication of how the candidate will adapt to the program for which he or she has applied. The information gathered by each interviewer will be recorded in a formalized admissions interview register that is submitted to the person responsible from the Directorate of Studies. Each application is presented and assessed conjointly by the School’s Admissions Committee, which has the following members: Dean, Deputy-Dean of Academic Affairs, Directors of Studies, and the interviewing lecturers. The Committee will notify the Dean of its assessment, who will then proceed to accept the student.
Admission to successive years depends on there being vacant places in the year for which admission is requested, and compliance with the general legal requirements in place, as well as the Faculty's own ones. The application must be made in the period specified by the Faculty for admitting students, by a request addressed to the Dean of the Faculty setting out the reasons for changing university and enclosing official academic certification of the years completed.
Academic record: 40%
The main academic routes to which the program gives access are the official masters' in philosophical research (geared towards the doctorate in Philosophy) and in teaching in compulsory secondary education and pre-university education (graduates can opt for teaching Philosophy or teaching History). Furthermore, the Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy opens the doors, in principle, to any other master's course in Spanish universities, although the candidate must in all cases fulfill the complementary requirements demanded by these courses, given his or her special training as a graduate.
The professional competence as a Philosophy graduate must take into account the progressive changes to the profile of this qualification.
As well as teaching and research, within the discipline and across disciplines, career prospects include cultural management, publishing, social communication media, and ethics committees.
Other activities which holding the Bachelor's degree allow graduates to enter include: accessing the upper levels of civil servants in the public administration, by completing competitive exams, for technical or specialist functions.
Comillas University offers different qualifications in the field of philosophy:
It is possible to obtain double degrees by simultaneously studying the civil and ecclesiastical qualifications of similar levels.