Title name: Degree in Philosophy
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Philosophy Praza de Mazarelos. 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 385/2009 of August 27 (DOG 09/16/09)
Date of publication in the BOE: March 5, 2010
Date of the last accreditation: 07/11/2017
Responsible for the title: Afis Villaverde, Marcelino
Coordinator of the title: De Donato ROdriguez, Javier
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: void
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: part time / full time
Languages of use: Spanish GalicianInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsProvide a solid training in Philosophy, placing this in the set of scientific and humanistic knowledge, in the cultural fabric and before the social practice of the contemporary world.
Combine training in Philosophy with the teaching of the skills necessary to apply the knowledge acquired to professional practice.
Generate analysis and criticism capacity, as well as a proactive attitude.
Provide the ability to learn autonomously, forming their own criteria and learning strategies, also applicable throughout life.
Establish the principles of respect and promotion of fundamental rights, equality among people, the principles of universal accessibility and development for all, and democratic values and a culture of peace.Basic skillsThat students have demonstrated to possess and understand knowledge in an area of study that starts from the base of general secondary education, and is usually found at a level that, although supported by advanced textbooks, also includes some aspects that imply knowledge from the forefront of your field of study;
That students know how to apply their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and possess the competencies that are usually demonstrated through the elaboration and defense of arguments and the resolution of problems within their area of study;
That students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (usually within their area of study) to make judgments that include reflection on relevant issues of a social, scientific or ethical nature;
That students can transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both a specialized and non-specialized audience;
That the students have developed those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy.CurriculumItineraries or mentions:
They are not contemplated
Temporal arrangement of studies:
It is not contemplated
Credit transfer and recognition:
It consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different education for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
It implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, at the same or at another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official degree, will be included.
The USC regulates these two figures in the following regulations published on the web:
Recognition of university activities and transversal competences of the usc:
Students will be able to obtain up to a maximum of 12 optional credits for the recognition of the activities contemplated in article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 and of the transversal competences of the USC. Cross-cutting competences for all USC Master's degrees are considered instrumental knowledge of (1) foreign languages; (2) Galician language, and (3) information and communication technologies. In any case, the maximum number of recognizable credits for the activities of article 12.8 of RD 1393/2007 will be 6.Professional outingsIn summary, the professional opportunities of the degree would be:The teaching of philosophical subjects at all levels of education, especially in secondary, high school and university.
Philosophical research and creation.
The performance of the various positions of public administrations to which it is possible to compete with a degree in Philosophy.
Civic management (NGOs, foundations, etc.), editorial and cultural (cultural mediators, etc.).
Advice and consultancy in bioethics, corporate responsibility, intercultural coexistence, social mediation, audiovisual communication, personal orientation, etc.