The master's degree in Applied Philosophy provides training focusing on the imbrication of Philosophy in the social, ethical and epistemological problematics existing in real-life professional and practical situations. Bioethics, animal ethics, business ethics, feminist ethics, applied aesthetics, philosophy of science and technology and other fields of Applied Philosophy take philosophical reflections to the sphere of cognitive and normative problematics implied in the economic, social, political and technical changes and transformations occuring today.

The master's degree in Applied Philosophy is part of the Europhilosophie studies and the Master Mundus in German and French Philosophy: Contemporary Issues (PhiAFEC). You can find more information at the following link:

Oriol Farrés

Career options

Once you have completed the master's degree in Applied Philosophy you will be equipped with the skills needed to work in multidisciplinary groups dedicated to different aspects of philosophical, political, artistic and scientific research. You will be prepared to join ethical committees (applied ethics, bioethics), art foundations (applied aesthetics, art research) and in different work centres (in the areas of philosophy pfeducation, business ethics, philosophy of artificial intelligence, etc.).

You will also have the capacity to teach and/or research at university level and in public and private research centres.

Teaching timetable


20 places
Credits: 60 ECTS
Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 11/01/2019
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Pre-enrolment open
Price: €46.11 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit). 2019/20 Academic year.
€66 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit). 2019/20 Academic year.
Course begins on 07/10/2019
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Language:Catalan (25%), Spanish (25%) and English (50%)
Coordinator university:Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Other participating universities:Universitat de Girona

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