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Bachelor's Degree - Arts & Humanities
Political Science via distance learning
This Bachelor's Degree overviews political science, its history, methodology, key ideologies, different perspectives, and quantitative methods. It illustrates the political theory using a comparative approach between governments and politics. It also provides an overview of the evolution of political science in several countries and discusses recent developments in the American political scene.
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$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
"No matter what technology supports the education process, learning occurs only as a result of the active processing by our biological brain." William Martin, BIUCEO.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Political Science 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)
+ 99 Academic credits - Political Science 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.
+ 99 Academic credits: Political Science 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.
201POL - Society, Family & Marriage
202POL - Folk Societies & Lifestyles
203POL - Political Theory
204POL - Social Welfare
205POL - Global Political Economy
206POL - Human Habitat
207POL - Political Sociology
208POL - Social Science
311POL - Cultural Studies
312POL - Legal Science
313POL - Language Studies
314POL - Multicultural Diversity
315POL - Social Class & Stratification
316POL - Web Administration & Security
317POL - Internet Ethics & Legal Issues
318POL - Comparative Politics: The West
421POL - Comparative Politics: Middle East
422POL - Comparative Politics: The Far East
423POL - Organizational Behavior
424POL - Industrialized Countries Economy
425POL - Third World & Developing Nations
426POL - Natural Resource Economics
427POL - Circular Economy
428POL - East-West International Relations
429POL - Economic Development
430POL - World Politics & Globalization
431POL - Ethics & Social Responsibility
432POL - Ecology & Human Impact
433POL - Geopolitics
434POL - Big Data
435POL - Data Analysis
436POL - Contemporary World History
437POL - Political Science
Bibliography: Political Science 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 Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.
Other additional subjects - For example:
Analysis of Social Problems
Comparative Human Rights Law
Crime Law and Prevention
Cross Cultural Social Perspectives
Delinquency & Violence
Housing & Community Facilities
Human Rights & Public Institutions
Human Rights Policy
Nonprofit Global Organizations - NGOs
Personality & Social Development
Social Activities & Relations
Social Community Management
Social Problems & Deviance
Admission requirements: Bachelor's - Political Science
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 - Political Science
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 Political Science 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 Political Science. 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 Political Science. 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 Political Science and their applicability in the professional field of Arts & Humanities. More info...
Bachelor's Degree - Arts & Humanities
Political Science Online
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Bachelor's Degree - Political Science