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Faculty of Natural Health Science

 

Faculty of Natural Health Science

 

 

Sensory Therapy via distance learning

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

 

Sensorial therapy encourages the effective and creative use of the five senses as a safe, pleasant, and accessible alternative therapy. Students will deepen their understanding of how touch, smell, color, music, and breathing can be used as agents of healing in therapeutical work. This program teaches the different connections between our senses and the physical, psychological, and spiritual health from various perspectives. It explains how to use our senses as therapeutic tools.

 

Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran
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).

 

Movement & Meditation
Touch & Palpation
Color Therapy
Music Therapy
Art Therapy
Hydrotherapy
Senses Awareness & Development
Manual Therapies / Massage
Physical Therapy
Children with Special Needs
Gifted & Talented Children
Aromatherapy
Sensory Therapy
Cognitive Development
Special Education

 

 

Sensory Therapy 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 - Sensory Therapy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online via distance learning : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Sensory Therapy via distance learning = 45 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 - Sensory Therapy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online via distance learning : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Sensory Therapy via distance learning = 45 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 Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Sensory Therapy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online via distance learning : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Sensory Therapy via distance learning = 45 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Sensory Therapy - Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Sensory Therapy via distance learning = 45 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 - Sensory Therapy 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.

 

 

Sensory Therapy 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).
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Movement & Meditation
This course analyzes the role of movement in our lives through an exploration of the relationship between the energy of motion, the body, and the emotions. It describes several methods of meditation and concentration and focuses on their physiological and psychotherapeutical effects. It relates breathing, chanting, movement, and meditation in various traditions.
Academic Supervisor : Elena Lorente Rodríguez

Touch & Palpation
This course discusses the constituents of the musculo-skeletal system (muscles and bones) while integrating the principles of anatomy with the theoretical techniques of palpation, as particularly applied to the muscular system. It explains the process of palpation of bony landmarks and superficial muscles.
Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran

Color Therapy
This course explores the use of color therapy in the treatment of various illnesses. Color development is based on light frequency and intensity and each color might have varying healing effects on the body, mind, and emotions. Colors have a subtle and definite effect on a person's state of mind.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Music Therapy
This course demonstrates the powerful effects of music on developing self-awareness. It provides insights into the use of music and sound in healing. Music therapy have determinant effects on individuals suffering from autism, disabilities, sensory impairments, emotional disturbance, we well as mental and geriatric illnesses.
Academic Supervisor : Benjamin Alberto Flores Chinchilla

Art Therapy
This course integrates art-based interventions and therapeutical techniques to generate productive therapeutic approaches. It explores the various historical and theoretical trends used in art therapy. It focuses on the models of personal interpretation when examining art work and on the strategies of establishing therapeutic relationships through art. Whether it is painting, drawing, and/or sculpture; art provides the mind with complete satisfaction.
Academic Supervisor : Deric Bircham

Hydrotherapy
This course explains the application of water treatments (hot and cold) to reinforce its therapeutic and physiological effects in the treatments of illness and injury. It describes several spa and hydrotherapy treatments including ice therapy, hydrotherapy tub/whirlpool, alternate hot and cold therapies, vichy shower, mud treatments, and fomentation. It also considers water treatments combined with aromatherapy through the use of different inhaled essences.
Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran

Senses Awareness & Development
This course examines the connection between the senses, the body, and the mind that lead to the development of self-awareness. It investigates various techniques that allow the perception of internal forces and their direction to acquire more body control and internal energy flow. It describes how to develop personal senses to enhance self-perception and become a better therapist.
Academic Supervisor : Francisco Chelos Lopez

Manual Therapies / Massage
This course studies the principles of physiology of the body and the bioenergetic fields as the theoretical bases for the use of massage and tactile therapies to promote body healing. It uses Western and Oriental techniques to demonstrate the principles of various tactile therapies.
Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran

Physical Therapy
This course comprehensively explores the use of physical therapy for treating body injuries, weaknesses, and defects. It stresses on various techniques such as massage, exercise and gymnastics in addition to the use of light, heat, cold water, and mechanical devices. It highlights the physiological benefits of exercise in correcting structural imbalances and the value of stretching, deep breathing, yoga, aerobic, and non-aerobic activities for maintaining optimum health.
Academic Supervisor : Stefan Batran

Children with Special Needs
This course deals with the characteristics of learners with special needs, as well as some of the latest assisting technologies, and new definition and classification system for mental retardation. It explores child's developmental readiness, learning styles, and social-emotional needs. It shows ways of adapting the classroom to meet the needs of children with special requirements.
Academic Supervisor : Philomena Wavinya Ndambuki

Gifted & Talented Children
This course examines the various theories of intelligence in relation to talented students. Emphasis is on the following: service delivery models, student selection, curriculum development, program implementation, meeting the social and emotional needs of talented students, program evaluation, and creativity and talent development.
Academic Supervisor : Samuel Murinda

Aromatherapy
This course explains the preparation and therapeutic uses of essential oils, how they influence the patient's nervous and lymphatic system, and how they help to restore a variety of health conditions using the appropriate aromatherapy support. It shows the characteristics of the different administration options of essential oils: orally, rectally, vaginally, by inhalation, and/or massage.
Academic Supervisor : Ruben Von Stopeck

Sensory Therapy
This course explores the effective and creative use of the body's five senses as a safe, pleasant, and accessible alternative therapy. It demonstrates how touch, smell, color, music, and breathing can be used as healing agents and tools. It also examines the connections between our senses and our physical, psychological, and spiritual health from different perspectives.
Academic Supervisor : Francisco Chelos Lopez

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

Special Education
This course provides a framework for understanding current research in the area of curriculum and methods of teaching students with exceptionalities, with emphasis on portfolio assessment and learning styles. It examines curriculum models and teaching techniques for adapting lessons to students with exceptionalities.
Academic Supervisor : Samuel Murinda

 

Admission - Sensory Therapy 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. 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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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

Sensory Therapy 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.

 

AEIS - Asociación Española de Integración Sensorial

AITEAS - Asociación Internacional de Terapias Expresivas y Arte Social

AMESSI - Alternatives Médecines Évolutives Santé et Sciences Innovantes

AMTA - American Music Therapy Association

AOBTA - The American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia

AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association

APETO - Asociación Profesional Española de Terapia Ocupacional

APM - Asociación de Profesionales de Musicoterapia

APTHI - Associação Portuguesa de Terapeutas Holisticos Integrativos

ARTA - American Art Therapy Association

BAAT - British Association of Art Therapists

BAMT - British Association for Music Therapy

COTEC - Council of Occupational Therapist for the European Countries

CPT - Consejo Profesional de Terapeutas

CPT - Council of Professional Therapists

CSETEL - Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education & Living

FEAMT - Federación Española de Asociaciones de Musicoterapia

FFAT - Fédération Française des Art-Thérapeutes

FHT - Federation of Holistic Therapists

IEATA - International Expressive Arts Therapy Association

SIN - Sensory Integration Network

SRT - Sensory Resources & Therapy

TS - Terapia Sensorial

WFMT - World Federation of Music Therapy

WFOT - World Federation of Occupational Therapists

 

 

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