Degree in Philosophy

240 credits - Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
Start Year
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2020-21
  • 1st registration : 10,00¤
  • 2nd registration : 25,77¤
  • 3rd registration : 55,79¤
  • 4th registration : 77,30¤


Specific Skills

  1. Knowledge of the theories and techniques of philosophy associated with the debate surrounding large historical problems in theoretical philosophy.
  2. Knowledge of the theories and techniques of philosophy linked to practical and applied questions, particularly in the areas of ethics, political life, the arts and technoscience.
  3. Knowledge of specialised philosophical terminology and essential philosophy bibliography.
  4. The ability to link philosophical approaches from different eras to their historical context.
  5. An ability for abstraction and logical and formal analysis of arguments, as well as for identifying false premises and incorrect reasoning.
  6. A skill for using philosophical tools and concepts to analyse and understand current issues that enable the knowledge to be professionally applied to work or a vocation.
  7. A skill for analysing argument and concepts from social and natural sciences.

  8. A positive disposition for assessing opposing arguments, formulating and considering the best reasons to achieve consensus.
  9. Respect for a plurality of foci and traditions in philosophy.
  10. The ability to reason and critically reflect on philosophical arguments.

General and Cross-cutting Skills

  1. Knowledge and use of the languages of the region and English in philosophical texts.
  2. Knowledge of important current issues that connect philosophical debate to scientific and social debate, as well as the ability for inter-disciplinary reflection.

  3. An ability for synthesis and logical analysis.
  4. Skills in independent research and learning, and passing on knowledge to both a specialised and more general audience.
  5. The ability to present and publically defend philosophical arguments, both orally and in writing, which enable knowledge to be professionally applied to work or a vocation.
  6. Dialogue, mediation, negotiation and teamwork skills.

  7. Acknowledging diversity and multiculturalism, and acquiring the ability to value the weight of different cultural traditions in contemporary society.
  8. Recognising problems linked to gender.
  9. Recognising problems linked to the environment.
  10. Taking up civic and democratic values, and understanding human rights.