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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Natural Ecosystems Management via distance learning

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

 

With increased human population and diminished land resources, conflicts will arise as a result of increased interaction between humans, nature, and wildlife. As such, this program investigates the problems resulting from such interaction and stresses on the interrelationship between deterioration, extinction, and conservation. It provides an integrated approach to resolve conflicts in natural ecosystems.

 

Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan
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).

 

Habitat Conservation Planning
Natural Ecosystem Management
Ecology & Human Impact
International Environmental Law
Forest Ecosystem Management
Watershed & Fisheries Management
Coastal & Marine Ecosystems
Bird & Mammal Conservation
Wildlife Ecology Management

 

 

Natural Ecosystems Management 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 - Natural Ecosystems Management 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: Natural Ecosystems Management via distance learning = 27 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 - Natural Ecosystems Management 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: Natural Ecosystems Management via distance learning = 27 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 - Natural Ecosystems Management 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: Natural Ecosystems Management via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 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. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Natural Ecosystems Management 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: Natural Ecosystems Management via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 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. + 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 - Natural Ecosystems Management 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.

 

 

Natural Ecosystems Management 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...

 

Habitat Conservation Planning
This course examines the ecological and sociological dimensions of habitat conservation planning. Topics include land use planning, natural reserve, and ecosystem design. It also illustrates recent developments in the use of mitigation land banks and habitat conservation plans for endangered species.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Natural Ecosystem Management
This course examines all the issues involved in understanding and managing human use in different natural ecosystems and protected areas (parks, beaches, forests, mountains, lakes, etc...). It integrates human impact into ecosystem management in natural and protected areas.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Ecology & Human Impact
This course studies the relationships of live organisms, including humans, to their environment at the individual, population, and community level. It includes adaptations to the physical environment, competition, concept of the niche, population dynamics, predator-prey interactions, herbivore effects, community ecology, ecosystem structure and stability, and the use and management of resources by the human beings.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

International Environmental Law
This course examines the rapidly expanding body of international instruments and law that bears on problems affecting the environment. Specific topics include transboundary pollution, acid rain, ozone depletion, global warming, marine pollution, international movements of hazardous wastes, species protection, population, genetically altered foods, outer space, and the Kyoto Protocols. It looks at the international regimes on the ownership, control, and management of natural resources, including the international institutions designed to resolve disputes.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Forest Ecosystem Management
This course presents an integrated approach to forest resources management with an evaluation to current ecosystem management models. It examines planning, regulating, and decision-making associated with public and private forests with resource and policy constraints. It considers the ecological management of processes, services, and goods produced by the forest such as wildlife, water, range, recreation, wilderness, biodiversity, as well as wood products.
Academic Supervisor : Vicente Enrique Martín Olmos

Watershed & Fisheries Management
This course presents the management of human impacts on the hydrologic cycle and watershed landscape. It also presents the theory and practice of contemporary fishery management while emphasizing on ecology, fish population sampling and manipulation, and multiple use concepts. It covers techniques of protection, restoration, and improvement of fresh water habitats.
Academic Supervisor : Jose R. Vazquez

Coastal & Marine Ecosystems
This course describes the major ecological impacts, processes, and management regimes that are associated with marine, coastal, and near-shore ecosystems. It reviews laws, programs, policy initiatives, marine organisms, and their relationships to the environment, in addition to human interaction with coastal and marine ecosystems.
Academic Supervisor : Jose R. Vazquez

Bird & Mammal Conservation
This course presents the principles associated with management of birds and mammals in the wild while emphasizing on the ecology and management of their habitats. It examines the theory and methods of sampling and analyzing population and habitat data, estimation of population size, survival, recruitment, and habitat selection.
Academic Supervisor : Jose R. Vazquez

Wildlife Ecology Management
This course deals with the issues, ethics, challenges, and opportunities associated with management of wildlife, the physical and biological interactions in wildlife, and how it is affected by man's activities. It explores the relationships between wildlife populations, human communities, and the characteristics of the landscape they occupy.
Academic Supervisor : Jose R. Vazquez

 

Admission - Natural Ecosystems Management 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 - Natural Ecosystems Management 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

Natural Ecosystems Management 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.

 

ASE - Association Sèvre Environnement

ASTEE - Association Scientifique et Technique pour l'Eau et l'Environnement

ECOECO - Sociedade Brasileira de Economia Ecológica

EDF - Environmental Defense Fund WorldWide

FBB - Fundo Brasileiro para a Biodiversidade

FED - Fédération Environnement Durable

FNE - France Nature Environnement

IAPS - International Association for People Environment Studies

IAWF - International Association of Wildland Fire

INTECOL - International Association for Ecology

RA - Rainforest Alliance

UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme

 

 

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