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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Linguistics via distance learning

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

 

This program deals with the structural and interpretive parts of language: morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, variation, and change. It is also cognitively oriented and includes pragmatics, psychology of language, language acquisition, as well as language and the brain. The program provides a sound coverage of linguistic methodology. Language is the ultimate puzzle of the human mind.

 

Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley
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).

 

Languages of the World
The Communication Process
Language Acquisition
Human Communication Theory
Linguistics
Modern Linguistics
Grammar & Morphology
Syntax & Semantics
Phonetics & Phonology
Psychology of Language
Philosophy of Language
Cognitive Development

 

 

Linguistics 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 - Linguistics 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: Linguistics via distance learning = 36 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 - Linguistics 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: Linguistics via distance learning = 36 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 - Linguistics 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: Linguistics via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Linguistics 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: Linguistics via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 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...

 

 

Linguistics 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...

 

Languages of the World
Language is a fundamental characteristic of the human species. This course provides a survey of the world's languages and focuses on their diversity and complexity, as well as their syntactic, phonological, and morphological properties.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

The Communication Process
This course introduces the processes that govern message delivery and reception. It covers intrapersonal and interpersonal communication, non-verbal communication, language and verbal interaction, group communication, and conflict management. It considers the impact of context, situation, perception, culture, medium, and message on communication.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Language Acquisition
This course explores the question “How do children manage to learn language?” It introduces classic and contemporary theories of language acquisition. Topics include early speech perception; word learning; acquisition of phonology, morphology, and syntax; development of pragmatic and metalinguistic knowledge; and developmental change in language comprehension and production.
Academic Supervisor : Philomena Wavinya Ndambuki

Human Communication Theory
This course explores contemporary theories of human communication, with emphasis on the internal and external communication processes in business and other professional organizations. It surveys the theory, techniques, practices, goals, and the social environment in which human communication exists.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Linguistics
This course deals with the structural and interpretive parts of language: morphology, phonetics, phonology, syntax, semantics, variation, and change. It is also cognitively oriented and includes pragmatics, psychology of language, language acquisition, and language and the brain. It provides a sound coverage of linguistic methodology. Language is the ultimate puzzle of the human mind.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Modern Linguistics
This course examines modern linguistics, behaviorist versus rationalist theories of language, universal and cognitive aspects of language structure, interplay of genetic and social factors in language formation, and linguistic analysis. It reviews the major linguistic theories in phonology, syntax, and semantics.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Grammar & Morphology
This course explores grammatical concepts and terminology, the structure of words, and the processes by which they are formed. It explains morphological processes in a variety of languages.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Syntax & Semantics
This course studies the structural properties of language and the parameters of syntactic theory models. It explores the meaning of language and how it functions in communication and thinking, the relation of semantics to syntax, and the discussion of various semantic phenomena in natural language.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Phonetics & Phonology
This course studies speech sounds, the mechanisms of their production, and their structuring in languages. It reviews current issues in phonetics and phonology.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Psychology of Language
This course discusses the psychological processes underlying the use of language. It explains how these principles are applied to linguistic development and organization, including language structure, speech perception, language acquisition. It also explores the psychological processes underlying comprehension and language production and examines the relation between brain and language and the species-specificity of the human language.
Academic Supervisor : Elena Lorente Rodríguez

Philosophy of Language
This course studies the major topics and concepts of language philosophy namely the nature and structure of language, how meaning emerges in language, the relationship of language and the world, the role of ambiguity in dialogue, and the evolution of language in community.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Cognitive Development
This course focuses on the theories and models of learning as applied to the fields of education, cognitive psychology, and artificial intelligence. It reviews different theoretical orientations to learning and memory, metacognition, analogy, language acquisition, reading, writing, mathematics, concept learning, skill acquisition, and self regulated learning.
Academic Supervisor : Elena Lorente Rodríguez

 

Admission - Linguistics Online via distance learning

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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 - Linguistics Online via distance learning

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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

Linguistics 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.

 

ABRALIN - Associação Brasileira de Lingüística

AFOS - Association for the Foundations of Science, Language and Cognition

IASS - International Association for Semiotic Studies

 

 

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