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Bachelor's Degree - 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.
A Bachelor's Degree online via distance learning is the equivalent of a four years college degree. More info...
* 130 credits above a Secondary School.
* Duration ranges from 1 to 3 years.
* Program Structure: 100% based on textbooks.
* Admission is open for adults over 23 years of age.
* General education minimum requirements: 40 credits. A minimum transfer of 40 credits from previous education should be accounted as an equivalent of general education credits towards the Bachelor's Degree online via distance learning.
Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned undergraduate credit: 70 Euros (90 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
130 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Ayurveda via distance learning
130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 40 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience)
+ 54 Academic credits - Ayurveda Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 40 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) More info...
TRANS - Credits transferred from previous education
Bircham International University recognizes and transfers academic credits earned at other educational institutions.
CFLEX - Credits validated from professional experience
Bircham International University may recognize knowledge and skills from work and life experiences.
+ 54 Academic credits: Ayurveda Online
BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...
General college level continuing education course. No pre-requisites.
301AYU - Movement & Meditation
302AYU - Understanding Disease
303AYU - Principles of Yoga
304AYU - Natural Health Science
305AYU - Holistic Nutrition
306AYU - Diets & Fasting
307AYU - Mind, Body & Spirit
308AYU - Ayurveda - Science of Life
411AYU - Oriental Therapies
412AYU - Physical Therapy
413AYU - Colon Therapy
414AYU - Biochemical Organic Balance
415AYU - Yoga Therapy
416AYU - Wellness & Health
417AYU - Herbology & Phytotherapy
418AYU - Manual Therapy & Massage
521AYU - Therapeutic Physiology
522AYU - Ayurvedic Medicine
Bibliography: Ayurveda via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ 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.
Other additional subjects - For example:
Botanical Materia Medica
Drinking Water & Health
Emotional Homeopathic Treatments
Gerontology Health Policy
Homeopathic Law of Similars
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Hygiene & Safety
International Health Systems
Long Term Care
Mental Homeopathic Treatments
Women & Children Health Policy
Admission requirements: Bachelor's - Ayurveda
Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...
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Learning outcomes: Bachelor's - Ayurveda
The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...
EQF LEVEL 4. Specialized knowledge and comprehension.
Outcome resulting from comprehensive reading and classification of the main concepts of the book.
After a comprehensive reading of the course suggested textbook, the student will explain the interrelationships, hierarchy, and overall meaning of Ayurveda key concepts. The selected concepts will then become the skeleton for the development of the required written report. Several reviews and adjustments of the course contents will be necessary to meet the 20 to 35 pages report length limits and demonstrate a solid and specialized knowledge about Ayurveda. More info...
EQF LEVEL 5. Applicable knowledge and problem resolution.
Outcome resulting from course content analysis and practical applications included in the report.
The student is required to illustrate the contents with examples of practical application or case studies to analyze the effect and potential results of the application of the knowledge about Ayurveda. This process also involves the transformation of the information learned: graphic and numeric data into verbal and vice versa; as well as interpreting, explaining, and summarizing the main ideas of Ayurveda and their applicability in the professional field of Natural Health Science. More info...
Bachelor's Degree - Natural Health Science
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Bachelor's Degree - Ayurveda