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The Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy offers a solid education that structures the thought process and provides skills for the critical analysis of reality, as well as for the well-rounded development of individuals. Studies in Philosophy are an excellent option, not only for those who have just finished their High School studies, but also as a second degree that complements the education and training of University graduates in fields such as Psychology or Political Science..
These studies will give you a theoretical-practical education in Philosophy, which is closely linked to the Humanities, and a solid knowledge of the greatest themes in Philosophy and the History of Thought. Moreover, studying Philosophy will provide you with the necessary tools to carry out a rational analysis of problems.
This degree provides a theoretical-practical education in Philosophy
The Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy at Comillas includes the knowledge of the plurality and diversity of religions and introduces the spiritual dimension and a propensity to transcendence, through an open and profound dialogue on diverse problems and perspectives, in an environment of individualized attention.
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Applying for admission. The process begins via the web page, once the decision has been made concerning the Degree in which applicants wish to enroll. If deemed necessary, you may apply for scholarships, grants and financial aid from the University at the same time as you apply for admission.
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Completing the registration process. Once admitted, students must complete the registration process, which is initiated on the web page. It is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation required personally to the University General Registrar´s Office.
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- February 24, 2022
- April 28, 2022
- May 26, 2022
- June 16, 2022
- July 14, 2022
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Admission exams will be administered on-line.
Classes start in early September.
Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation
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.
Requirements and Documentation
To begin your studies it is a prerequisite condition to prove you accomplish with the legal requirements of access to the University.
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Subjects of the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills
|History of Ancient Philosophy||9.0 ECTS|
|Introduction to Philosophy||3.0 ECTS|
|History of Medieval Philosophy||9.0 ECTS|
|Philosophical Anthropology||9.0 ECTS|
|The Philosophy of Nature||7.5 ECTS|
|Latin I||6.0 ECTS|
|Logic and Theory in Presenting Arguments||9.0 ECTS|
|Theory of Knowledge||7.5 ECTS|
|English Communication Skills||12.0 ECTS|
|Greek I||4.5 ECTS|
|Greek II||4.5 ECTS|
|History of Contemporary Philosophy||9.0 ECTS|
|History of Modern Philosophy||9.0 ECTS|
|Latin II||6.0 ECTS|
|English Communication Skills||12.0 ECTS|
|Aprendizaje y servicio||3.0 ECTS|
|Biology I||3.0 ECTS|
|Aesthetics I||3.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy of Science I||3.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy of Religion I||3.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy of Language I||3.0 ECTS|
|Spanish Philosophy I||3.0 ECTS|
|Social and Political Philosophy I||3.0 ECTS|
|World History I||3.0 ECTS|
|Literature and Thought I||3.0 ECTS|
|Sociology I||3.0 ECTS|
|Biology II||3.0 ECTS|
|Aesthetics II||3.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy of Science II||3.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy of Religion II||3.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy of Language II||3.0 ECTS|
|Spanish Philosophy II||3.0 ECTS|
|Social and Political Philosophy II||3.0 ECTS|
|World History II||3.0 ECTS|
|Literature and Thought II||3.0 ECTS|
|Sociology II||3.0 ECTS|
|Entrepeneurship and Professional Development||2.0 ECTS|
|English for Social Sciences I||6.0 ECTS|
|Current Schools of Philosophical Thought||6.0 ECTS|
|History of Contemporary Arts and their Relation with Philosophy||6.0 ECTS|
|History of the Great Religions||6.0 ECTS|
|Christian Social Thought||3.0 ECTS|
|Research Seminar: Logic, Epistemology and Philosophy of Language||6.0 ECTS|
|Ignatian Leadership||2.0 ECTS|
|Philosophy in Literary Texts||4.5 ECTS|
|Non-Western Philosophy||4.5 ECTS|
|History of Cultural Movements||6.0 ECTS|
|Research Seminar: Practical Philosophy||6.0 ECTS|
|Research Seminar: Metaphysics||6.0 ECTS|
|Final Degree Project||6.0 ECTS|
|English for Social Sciences II||6.0 ECTS|
International mobility and exchange programs allow students to study for a period of time at a foreign university, either in the European Union, through the Erasmus+ Program, or at universities in other countries with which Comillas has signed Bilateral Agreements.Learn more about this
The main academic regulations that govern the Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy are:
Academic Standards applicable to Bachelor's Degree Programs in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Recognition and Transfer of Credits Regulations
CG1 - Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the respective modules and subjects.
CG2 - Ability to apply the basic knowledge acquired to the solving of theoretical and practical problems, creatively presenting the results of your research, and making possible novel approaches in interdisciplinary dialog.
CG3 - Ability to transmit the questions, methods of seeking answers and solutions from the respective modules and subjects to specialist and non-specialist listeners.
CG4 - Ability to dialog critically with the various languages and propositions that confront the theoretical/practical problems of human life, constantly seeking to mediate between opposing view-points.
CG5 - Ability to reflect in depth.
CG6 - Ability to analyze and synthesize.
CG7 - Critical reasoning ability.
CG8 - Ability to express yourself correctly in your own language, both orally and in writing.
CG9 - Ability to defend or reject an argument in accordance with the rigor of logical laws.
CG10 - Ability to manage information from several sources.
CG11 - Ability to organize and plan topics and projects.
CG12 - Ability to work independently and prepare personal work plans, organizing time, and strategies.
CG13 - Ability to deliberate and take decisions to resolve theoretical/practical problems that make appropriate adaptations to novel situations possible.
CG19 - Engage successfully in team work, particularly within multidisciplinary teams.
CG15 - Capacity to reflect, deliberate, and take justified personal decisions on social topics that affect contemporary people, applying analysis to the clarification of moral, political, and social questions.
CG16 - Ability to recognize the contribution to the sense of human life of the different religious traditions present in our current culture.
CE1 - Ability to use libraries and various documentary sources effectively.
CE2 - Ability to relate ideas.
CE3 - Ability to propose philosophical questions.
CE4 - Sensitivity in the interpretation of texts from different eras or traditions.
CE5 - Sensitivity to diverse opinions, languages, proposals, practices, or ways of life.
CE6 - Ability to examine problems with precision in language and thought.
CE7 - Ability to perform philosophical analysis and construct correct arguments.
CE8 - Ability to synthesize philosophical ideas and texts.
CE9 - Clarity and rigor in the evaluation of the arguments presented in a text.
CE10 - Ability to make and present an evaluation of relevant philosophical considerations.
CE11 - Ability to know how to work with different traditions and methods of thought.
CE12 - Ability to recognize methodological errors and rhetorical devices.
CE13 - Ability to identify the matters of substance in any debate.
CE14 - Ability to confront ideas critically.
CE15 - Ability to examine critically presuppositions and methods.
CE16 - Ability to use and specialist philosophical terminology.
CE17 - Ability to order and organize a complex body pf philosophical information.
CE18 - Capacity to formulate and evaluate opposing arguments.
CE19 - Capacity to listen to complex presentations or talks.
CE20 - Ability to apply philosophical tools and techniques.
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.
Carrying out teaching and research (graduates must subsequently complete the Official Master's Degree in Teaching Compulsory Secondary and Pre-university Education as required by the regulations in place).
Entry to the civil service by competitive exams.
Cultural management (publishing, social media, etc.)
Structure of the bachelor's degree
Comillas Pontifical University offers different qualifications in the field of philosophy:
Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy Structure
It is possible to obtain double degrees by simultaneously studying the civil and ecclesiastical qualifications of similar levels.