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You may enroll at Bircham International University from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year and earn a distance learning degree choosing from over 200 majors of study and with complete compatibility with your professional career.

 

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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

International Trade via distance learning

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

 

International Trade is a vital component of any modern economy. This program presents the latest economic perspectives on international trade and the major policies employed by governments and businesses in today's global economy. Also, it provides an updated and detailed guide to the mass of procedures and regulations any exporter needs to be familiar with - including shipping documentation, packing, invoicing, credit facilities, and insurance.

 

Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial
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).

 

International Business
Global Political Economy
International Trade
International Trade Operations
International Business Law
International Distribution
International Transport
E-Commerce
International Finance & Taxation
Export & Import Operations
Risk Management & Insurance
Multinational Management

 

 

International Trade 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 - International Trade 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: International Trade 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 - International Trade 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: International Trade via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - International Trade 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: International Trade via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - International Trade 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: International Trade 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.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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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 degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - International Trade Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

International Trade 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...

 

International Business
This course studies the domestic and foreign perspectives that form the context of business in a diverse, global, and interdependent world. It covers topics on socio-cultural diversity; ethical issues; political, legal and regulatory issues affecting business; environmental issues; and the impact of demographic diversity on organizations.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

Global Political Economy
This course surveys the principles and concepts of international political economy. It examines the Western system and the relationships influencing Western trade; the North South system; the East West system with emphasis on trading policies; as well as the new global economic order, its role, and its consequences in international political economy.
Academic Supervisor : Mª Teresa Martinho Almagro

International Trade
This course surveys different trade policies used by both developed and developing countries. It examines issues important to trade policy such tariffs and non-tariff barriers, safeguards, voluntary restraints, dumping, and subsidies. It also covers trade strategies, agricultural trade, developing country rules, and regionalism.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

International Trade Operations
This course presents the operational perspectives on international trade and the major policies that governments and businesses can employ in today's global economy. It provides an updated guide to export and import procedures and regulations. It discusses free trade areas and customs unions, and the operation of the global trading system under the World Trade Organization.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

International Business Law
This course describes the practical application of international business law. It compares legal aspects of business, trade, financing, and contracts under different legal systems. It explains the international means of enforcement, adjudication, and arbitration. Multinational and multicultural in perspective, it examines international organizations and treaties that have an impact on international business.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

International Distribution
This course explains foreign freight forwarding, international transportation, warehousing, and the international channels of distributions, including retailers, wholesalers, and agent middlemen. It includes an analysis of the procedures and documentation related to international distribution.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

International Transport
This course describes techniques, procedures, and documents related to international trade transactions and the international transportation of goods using mainly maritime or multimodal transportation. It covers the laws and regulations applied to international sales contracts, the Incoterms, the role and responsibilities of the freight forwarder, the importance of cargo insurance, customs procedures, the modes of payment, and the use of documentary credits.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

E-Commerce
This course examines web commercial services. E-commerce is the name given to the business process of selling products, goods, and services over a Web browser. In its simplest form, it allows a company's product catalog to be hosted on a Web server that can be accessed by clients and potential customers to see what's been offered and make orders. Each E-commerce site is different and requires specific considerations.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

International Finance & Taxation
This course examines the international financial environment with particular emphasis on the foreign exchange markets and their interrelationships with international financial management and taxation. It also focuses on the principles involved in the taxation of inbound and outbound international transactions; jurisdictional issues; double taxation; taxation of income from inbound and outbound investment; international tax treaties; and fiscal incentives for investment.
Academic Supervisor : George Iatridis

Export & Import Operations
This course presents export/import procedures and operations, international trade terms, government and customs regulations affecting trade, international commercial banking facilities, commercial credit, and export/import trade documentation.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

Risk Management & Insurance
This course studies the financial effects of risk on international business and trade operations. It evaluates potential risks and determines risk treatment, related financing tools, and insurance policy goals. It covers methods for evaluating, managing, and controlling risk and insurance coverage in international operations and enterprises.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Multinational Management
This course deals with the managerial and strategic responses to the problems of international business organizations and operations. It explains the design and control of a multinational company structures and executives; and the adaptation of management systems and policies to different economic, sociocultural, and political environments.
Academic Supervisor : Clemens P.J.A. van den Broek

 

Admission - International Trade 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 - International Trade 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

International Trade 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.

 

ALADI - Asociación Latinoamericana de Integración

ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

INTECA - International E-commerce Association

 

 

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