The Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics is a joint programme taught by three universities that have over 100 years’ experience in education in these fields: The University of Deusto (Bilbao), Comillas Pontifical University (Madrid) and University Ramón Llull (Barcelona).
If you like keeping up to date with all the latest information in society on politics and economics, and you tend to reflect and think about it, then this degree is designed for those who want to develop their critical thinking, who feel motivated by discussion, have a curiosity for learning, and have concerns and worries.
This degree will train you as a social consultant, analyst or researcher in the field of social sciences.
This is a long-standing, successful course in the Anglo Saxon educational system since the early 20th century and new in Spain. In the international context it is customary for political, thought and media leaders to study this degree at universities like Oxford, Durham or Yale; this is the case of David Cameron, Benazir Bhutto or philosopher Isaiah Berlin.
You will acquire an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to develop an understanding of the relationship between philosophy, politics and economics.
You will learn to...
- Naturally combine the ideas, thoughts and theories of classical philosophers with those of modern thinkers to reach a deeper understanding of all kinds of social, political and economic movements, past and present; from Pericles and Aristotle to Foucault and Martha Nussbaum, from Marx and Keynes to Alvin Toffler or John Nash, from Machiavelli and Hobbes to Golda Meir or Alexis Tsipras, among many others…
- Develop an ethical and political reflection and know how to put it into practice to solve complex collective problems that are occurring in today’s society (humanitarian and financial crises, refugees, migrations, etc.)
- Use tools like philosophy, politics and economics such as Ockham’s razor, the game theory, theories of justice and argumentation, case study analysis, compared methods, problem solving, etc.