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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Museology via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Museology Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Museology Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Museology Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Museology Online via distance learning

 

This program introduces museology and museum management, with special emphasis on the management of human and fiscal resources, collections, facilities, and information. It provides fundamental insights into museums; their social and cultural context; their history; the influence of information technology; their constantly changing role, contemporary exhibitions, and of museums as complex organizations.

 

Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 Academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Museum Specimen Documentation
Museum Conservation & Curation
Museum Exhibitions & Operations
Museum Collection Management
Museum Legal & Ethical Issues
Cultural Resources Management
Museum Management

 

 

Museology via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Museology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Museology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Museology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Museology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and experience for the completion of this distance learning degree) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Museology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Museology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Museology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Museology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

Study from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year.

 

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education adult degree program. More info...

 

 

Museology via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 Academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Museum Specimen Documentation
This course addresses the issues encountered in the administrative work of museums. It reviews museum specimen documentation and research approaches, including technological and raw material analyses, classification, contextual studies, and esthetic studies.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

Museum Conservation & Curation
This course studies museum conservation problems for specimens of all types. It explores fundamental collection documentation and research as well as preventive conservation, storage, and other special curation projects.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

Museum Exhibitions & Operations
This course explores designing hypothetical museums considering elements such as architectural plan, staffing plan, budgets, security system, records system, conservation, educational plan, visitor-based design factors, policy making, and community relations. It reviews critical issues in the planning, design, preparation, and installation of museum exhibits.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

Museum Collection Management
This course discusses the theory and practice of collection management in museums. It covers topics such as identification, cataloging, fumigation, storage, cleaning, inventory, and specimen preparation for exhibition.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

Museum Legal & Ethical Issues
This course surveys the legal and ethical issues regarding international and national museum operations, including the control and movement of cultural property, artistic and intellectual rights and copyright, concepts of patrimony and issues of repatriation, as well as other relevant policies and regulations.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

Cultural Resources Management
This course examines the key issues of cultural resource management. Topics include the role in environmental permitting, inventory and significance evaluation of resources, project impacts and design of mitigation measures, consultation with government agencies and tribal organizations, and related issues in museum management.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

Museum Management
This course starts discussing real-life situations encountered in museum management to draw upon a wider management theory as deemed appropriate. Topics include creative management in museums, visionary leadership, the challenge of managing volunteers in museums, and the consequences of ineffective museum management.
Academic Supervisor : Patricia Aja Sánchez

 

Admission - Museology Online via distance learning

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD... Application for Admission

 

For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Museology Online via distance learning

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Accreditation (Non USA - CHEA) - More info...
International legalization - More info...
ECTS Credits - More info...

Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Museology Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ANPUH - Associação Nacional de História

IBC - International Biographical Centre

IWWHS - International WHO'S WHO Historical Society

SAH - Society of Architectural Historians

SBEC - Sociedade Brasileira de Estudos Clássicos

UAAMP - Universal Association of Arts And Management Professionals

 

 

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