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THE DEGREE

Analyze and understand societies and organizations

THE DEGREE

Analyze and understand societies and organizations

This program prepares professionals to understand complex social environments and make data-driven decisions to positively impact societies, organizations, and companies.

In this degree, you will gain strong analytical skills by experimenting with the latest data technologies and tools applied to the political, legal, and economic fields. Aimed at insightful individuals who possess sharp critical thinking abilities, this dual degree will prepare you to become a leader capable of making a real impact on today’s most pressing social issues.

Five Reasons to pursue a dual degree

A sure path to success

1
Build a holistic profile

Our Dual Degree programs will provide you with expertise on two different yet converging fields. By pursuing one of these programs you will develop multiple ways of critically approaching complex issues from diverse perspectives. These holistic degrees provide our students with unique problemsolving capacities and versatile training that equips them to play an important role in the intersection between different areas of knowledge and practice.

Five Reasons to pursue a dual degree

A sure path to success

2
Broaden your career possibilities

Graduating with a Dual Degree offers you a competitive advantage and differentiation when searching for internships and jobs. Our Dual Degrees can greatly improve your shortand long-term career flexibility in a constantly changing job market. Being specialized in two different areas will give you a broader perspective of different industries and sectors, and will help you build a strong and unique professional profile.

Five Reasons to pursue a dual degree

A sure path to success

3
Enhance networking opportunities

Pursuing two different degrees will help you broaden your professional network and connections. Having the chance to develop professional relationships in two different fields is a significant point of advantage for your professional career in a world where diverse professions increasingly depend more upon each other.

Five Reasons to pursue a dual degree

A sure path to success

4
Earn two undergraduate degrees

When completing a Dual Degree you effectively graduate with two different undergraduate degrees, achieving a unique professional profile that few people have. You will finish your undergraduate studies a certified expert in two areas of knowledge.

Five Reasons to pursue a dual degree

A sure path to success

5
Study two fully accredited degrees

All of our Dual Degree programs are fully compliant with the Bologna Process and accredited by the Spanish Government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). After Completing a Dual Degree program, you will obtain two fully accredited degrees.

The Pillars of Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics

Analyze and understand societies and organizations

Understand our complex society. In this program, you will be equipped with the tools necessary to understand and deeply analyze societies and organizations from a multidisciplinary perspective that merges the political, economic, and legal dimensions. Our unique hands-on model of education will prepare you to face real-life social challenges and to bring positive change to the most pressing social issues.

 

Learn by doing. Our education model is based on a practical approach where theory and practice are combined to recreate real-life scenarios. In this dual degree, you will learn to solve real cases through the application of data technologies that you will later face in the professional world. This hands-on methodology provides you the training you need to become a successful professional capable of facing diverse complex scenarios.

 

Drive innovation and technology. We believe that innovation and technology play a fundamental role in redefining today’s world. We employ modern tech tools to prepare our students for the challenges of tomorrow. This program will help you build a sophisticated profile capable of using data analytics to explore the social dynamics that underpin the society that surrounds you.

 

Make a positive impact. The multidisciplinary profile that you will develop in this program will allow you to make a positive impact on societies, organizations, and companies. By learning how to analyze the dynamics that define our social environment through the application of data science, you will become an agent of change capable of having a meaningful impact on our globalized world.

Study Plan

The hunt for knowledge

Location

Location

You will study the Dual Degree in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics + Business and Data Analytics in Segovia and Madrid. You will spend the first two years at the campus in Segovia, before moving to Madrid for year four and five.

COMPONENTS CREDITS
Basic Courses 108
Core Courses 183
Elective Courses 24
Final Project 24
Credits needed to graduate 339

Your first year will enable you to appreciate the many ways in which philosophy, politics, law, and economics define the dynamics of our societies and organizations. You will learn how these fields complement each other and relate within the corporate and social environment. Various courses will kickstart your critical thinking skills, and allow you to approach problems from a multidisciplinary perspective. Your first year will also be an introduction to the world of data science and the application of edge technologies to extract value from data.

1st Semester

  • Fundamentals for Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • European Legal History
  • Microeconomics
  • History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • Writing Skills
  • Data Insights and Visualization
  • Mathematics I

2nd Semester

  • Fundamentals of Data Analysis
  • Simulating and Modeling to Understand Change
  • Fundamentals of Human Behavior
  • Constitutional Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Modern Political Philosophy
  • Learning to Observe, Experiment and Survey

In your second year you will study more advanced courses in PLE and data science and analytics. In both semesters you will delve into your studies to truly understand how to analyze social realities using more advanced technologies and methods. In addition, you will acquire knowledge of specific subjects in social sciences to develop a managerial view and a strong analytical capacity of the reality that surrounds you.

1st Semester

  • Probability and Statistics for Data Analysis & Management
  • Mathematics for Data Management and Analysis
  • Algorithm and Data Structures
  • Government and Comparative Politics
  • Public International Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Contemporary Political Philosophy

2nd Semester

  • Programming for Data Analysis & Management
  • Data Structures and Storage
  • Public Administration and Management
  • Professional Bootcamp: Teamwork
  • Public Economics
  • European Union Law
  • Elementary Logic

Your third year will enable you to integrate your technological knowledge, complex data analysis skills and understanding of social dynamics to become a multidisciplinary practitioner. By delving deeper into your data analysis courses, you will gain an appreciation of how different societies and organizations functions and evolve. You will experiment and apply the latest technologies to real-life cases and problems to truly extract the power of data.

1st Semester

  • Game Theory and Industrial Organization
  • Forecasting and Time Series Analysis
  • AI – Machine Learning Foundations
  • Analyzing Social Media
  • Administrative Law
  • Epistemology
  • IE Challenge

2nd Semester

  • Advanced Databases
  • Operating Systems & Parallel Computing
  • AI – Machine Learning & Analytics
  • Metaphysics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Administrative Economic Law
  • Public Policy Analysis

In your fourth year you will build on the skills you’ve already acquired to become a true leader and a successful professional. During this year you can choose to pursue an internship or spend a semester or two on exchange at one of our prestigious partner institutions. You will select elective modules from a wide range of options, and tailor your study path in order to pursue the areas you are truly passionate about. Finally, all students have the opportunity to acquire invaluable professional experience by completing an internship.

EXCHANGE
+ IE UNIVERSITY

1st Semester

  • Career Preparation and Design
  • Electives

2nd Semester

  • Recommendation Engines
  • International Trade
  • Intro to Private Law – Civil Law
  • Big Data Technology
  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Data Visualization, Dashboard and Storytelling

EXCHANGE DBA

1st Semester

  • Career Preparation and Design
  • Electives
  • Geopolitics and Globalization

2nd Semester

  • Designing Artificial Intelligence & Implementing Smart Technologies
  • Recommendation Engines
  • Big Data Technology
  • Stream Analytics
  • NLP, Text Mining and Semantic Analysis

EXCHANGE PPLE

1st Semester

  • Career Preparation and Design
  • Electives
  • Geopolitics and Globalization
  • Moral Philosophy
  • International Trade
  • Data Visualization, Dashboard and Storytelling

2nd Semester

  • Technology and Public Policy
  • Legal Philosophy
  • Intro to Private Law – Civil Law
  • Electives

In your fifth year you will deliver your final projects. You will develop and explore in depth a topic of your choice, and deliver a written project that you will present to a panel of judges. In addition, you will pursue advanced courses in both data analysis and PLE, such as Datathons, Sales and Marketing Analytics, Health and Genetics Analytics, and Big Data Technology.

EXCHANGE
+ IE UNIVERSITY

1st Semester

  • Advanced Topic – Connected Industries, Smart Cities & e-Governments
  • Designing Artificial Intelligence & Implementing Smart Technologies
  • Stream Analytics
  • NLP, Text Mining and Semantic Analysis
  • Legal Philosophy
  • Advanced Topic – Sales & Marketing Analytics
  • Geopolitics and Globalization

2nd Semester

  • Datathon for Social Impact
  • Emerging Topics in Data Analysis and Management
  • Advanced Topic – Health & Genetics Analytics
  • Final Projects

EXCHANGE DBA

1st Semester

  • Advanced Topic – Connected Industries, Smart Cities & e-Governments
  • Data Visualization, Dashboard and Storytelling
  • International Trade
  • Legal Philosophy
  • Advanced Topic – Sales & Marketing Analytics
  • Intro to Private Law – Civil Law
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Technology and Public Policy

2nd Semester

  • Datathon for Social Impact
  • Emerging Topics in Data Analysis and Management
  • Advanced Topic – Health & Genetics Analytics
  • Final Projects

EXCHANGE PPLE

1st Semester

  • Advanced Topic – Connected Industries, Smart Cities & e-Governments
  • Designing Artificial Intelligence & Implementing Smart Technologies
  • Recommendation Engines
  • Big Data Technology
  • Stream Analytics
  • NLP, Text Mining and Semantic Analysis
  • Advanced Topic – Sales & Marketing Analytics

2nd Semester

  • Datathon for Social Impact
  • Emerging Topics in Data Analysis and Management
  • Advanced Topic – Health & Genetics Analytics
  • Final Projects

Note: this information is subject to change, please contact the Admissions Department for the updated curriculum.

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