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Ayurveda Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


Faculty of Natural Health Science via distance learning


Faculty of Natural Health Science



Ayurveda via distance learning


Ayurveda is a traditional system of Indian medicine. It means the science of life and youth. It is a combination of science and philosophy that treats the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual components necessary for a holistic health. Ayurveda fundamentally believes that everything within the universe, including ourselves, is composed of vibrating energy. We are to live in a way that encourages a balance of energies. This program explores the multiple components of detoxification, diet, exercise, herbs, and techniques that work together and contribute to a healthy and balanced lifestyle.


Academic Supervisor : Bibhuprasad Bhattacharyya
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Ayurveda Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Ayurveda.


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. For example: Gerontology - Health Care Administration - Herbology & Phytotherapy - Homeopathy - Human Biology - Iridology - Microbiology & Immunology - Natural Health Science - Naturopathy - Oriental Therapies - Public Health - TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine - Toxicology - Wellness & Health .


Specialist - Expert Diploma - Ayurveda Online
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. More info...
Composition: Ayurveda 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 the specialization module.


Bachelor's Degree - Ayurveda Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Ayurveda 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 Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Yoga Therapy.


Master's Degree - Ayurveda Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Ayurveda via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 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. For example: Yoga Therapy. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Ayurveda Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Ayurveda via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 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. For example: Yoga Therapy. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).



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Ayurveda Online

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

1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...


Natural Health Science
The philosophy of natural health sciences recognizes that when good conditions for health exist, healing will prevail. Traditional water therapies, herbs, physical therapy and nutrition when properly utilized; can facilitate the self-healing process within the body. This course describes how to recognize underlying root-causes of illness and the principles governing natural health and healing.
Academic Supervisor: Nuria Lorite Ayán

Holistic Nutrition
This course explores the role of nutrition and diet in promoting a healthy mind, body, and spirit; preventing diseases; and maintaining wellness. It also discusses the interdependence between eating choices and environmental sustainability and the principles and practical uses of various alternative nutritional approaches. It also teaches how to differentiate between whole food and synthetic supplements.
Academic Supervisor: Boris Wydoff

Diets & Fasting
This course provides an analysis and evaluation of various dietary regimes. It focuses on the nutritional, spiritual, and social aspects of food beliefs: Vegetarianism, macrobiotics, raw food, food combining, and hereditary predisposition. It explains the benefits of fasting and the different approaches used to ensure tissue cleansing and detoxification. It finally considers the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual issues related to diets and fasting.
Academic Supervisor: Boris Wydoff

Ayurveda - Science of Life
This course studies the role of philosophy in Ayurveda and how to distinguish different aspects of consciousness, health, and wellness from an Ayurvedic perspective. It explains the different constitutional types, basic physiological functions, the role of ayurvedic nutrition in health, and how to apply the concept of Agni in the context of digestion and metabolism for health maintenance. The history of Ayurveda is viewed in relation to the Vedas and its philosophy (Vedanta). This course shows how to promote healing and rejuvenation.
Academic Supervisor: Bibhuprasad Bhattacharyya

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 Aga

Colon Therapy
This course stresses on the significance of colon hygiene in health recovery and its effects on absorption and assimilation of nutrients, cleansing procedures and detoxification, colon hydrotherapy, parasites, and other related pathological disorders. It details the therapeutic programs designed to enhance or alleviate these situations.
Academic Supervisor: Boris Wydoff

Biochemical Organic Balance
Every disease, symptom, discharge, and pain indicates a chemical imbalance in the body. A body that is chemically well-balanced will normalize itself. This course focuses on the chemical elements, their structures, and their application, including vitamins, enzymes, proteins, starches, prostaglandins, and minerals found in foods in order to understand the biochemical organic balance from which health and well-being spring.
Academic Supervisor: Jose W. Rodriguez

Yoga Therapy
This course discusses the therapeutic use of yoga. It reviews the common health problems and the application of yoga asana, breathing, and meditation as a modality of healing. It explores the effects of yoga in the body structure, cellular dynamics, organs response mechanisms, and neurology. It also involve control techniques and treatments for common conditions.
Academic Supervisor: Bibhuprasad Bhattacharyya

Herbology & Phytotherapy
Nature uses herbs to trigger the healing mechanisms that restore health to the body and mind. This course discusses herbal prescriptions and provides an analysis of their properties, functions, mixing, preparation, dosage administration, and contraindications. It describes how herbs are utilized to prepare medicinal substances that work in harmony with the human system and facilitate health and recovery.
Academic Supervisor: Nuria Lorite Ayán

Manual Therapy & 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 Aga

Therapeutic Physiology
This course explains the mechanisms of action and interaction of the physiological body systems with pathological and clinical considerations. It presents a system and not a regional approach that facilitates the therapist focus on the relationship between structures and function.
Academic Supervisor: Ángela Gandaria Marsillí

Ayurvedic Medicine
In Ayurveda, disease is a progression from Ama (metabolic toxins) buildup to actual appearance symptoms. This process is contrasted to that of allopathic medicine. Imbalances are examined in relation to each core constitution. According to Ayurvedic principles, each stage has its ways to return a person back to health: Cleansing regimes, medicinal plants, ayurvedic nutrition, lifestyle, and body therapies. Ayurveda has proven useful in the restoration of vitality and the treatment of chronic disease and immune system disorders.
Academic Supervisor: Bibhuprasad Bhattacharyya



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Ayurveda Online via distance learning

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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 en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...


AAA - Australasian Association of Ayurveda
AAPNA - Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America
ABRA - Associação Brasileira de Ayurveda
AIYA - Asociación Internacional de Yoga y Ayurveda
ALBA - Associação Luso-Brasileira de Ayurvédica
AMAI - Ayurveda Medical Association of India
APA - Associação Portuguesa de Ayurveda
APA - Association des Professionnels de l’Ayurveda (France)
APA - Ayurvedic Practitioners Association (UK)
APYTA - Asociación Pachamama de Yoga Terapéutico y Ayurveda
BAAAP - British Association of Accredited Ayurvedic Practitioners
EAYYA - European Association of Yoga, Yogatherapy & Ayurveda
EUAA - European Ayurveda Association
EURAMA - European Ayurveda Medical Association
ISAH - International Society for Ayurveda and Health
NAMA - National Ayurvedic Medical Association (USA)
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Admission requirements - Ayurveda

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...


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. More info...


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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...


Duration - Ayurveda 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. 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.


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Faculty of Natural Health Science via distance learning

Ayurveda Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.


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