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Bachelor's Degree - Business & Media
Public Relations via distance learning
This Bachelor's Degree outlines the various types, practices, and principles of public relations. It explains methods to confront problems and exploit opportunities, address different audiences (employees, communities, investors, consumers, and media), discuss campaign issues and debates, and manage crisis. It also offers an effective and highly accessible combination of theory and case studies and provides guidelines, checklists, and "how-to" advice. It utilizes real-life examples from actions' implementation and public relations' strategies to illustrate the real-world application of public relations.
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$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
"Companies of today value those who demonstrate the will power, responsibility, motivation and capacity for self-improvement required by distance learning higher education." Business Today.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Public Relations 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)
+ 72 Academic credits - Public Relations 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.
+ 72 Academic credits: Public Relations 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.
201PUR - The Communication Process
202PUR - Media Influence
203PUR - Social Welfare
204PUR - Global Political Economy
205PUR - Interpersonal Communication
206PUR - Organizational Communication
207PUR - Public Speaking
208PUR - Business Protocol & Etiquette
311PUR - Cross Cultural Social Perspectives
312PUR - Public Policy
313PUR - Public Relations
314PUR - Advertising & Public Relations
315PUR - Fake News
316PUR - Economic Development
317PUR - Public Health
318PUR - Public Relations Campaigns
421PUR - CSR Corporate Social Responsibility
422PUR - Social Media Management
423PUR - Special Events Management
424PUR - Crisis & Emergency Management
425PUR - Community & Social Development
426PUR - International Protocol & Etiquette
427PUR - Institutional Relations
428PUR - Public Affairs
Bibliography: Public Relations 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 Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.
Other additional subjects - For example:
Customer Relations Management
Database & Direct Marketing
Human Communication Theory
Marketing & Communication
Mass Media Planning
Measuring Customer Satisfaction
Media & Communications
Product & Price Management
Retailing & Channels of Distribution
Sales Force Management
Search Engine Marketing
Social Community Management
Tourism Promotion & Marketing
Written Business Communication
Admission requirements: Bachelor's - Public Relations
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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About tuition fees: “I was reluctant to spend a lot of money for my education. Administration at BIU studied my case and assisted me financially by awarding me a partial scholarship. It turned out to be the best investment I had ever made”. More info...
Learning outcomes: Bachelor's - Public Relations
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 Public Relations 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 Public Relations. 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 Public Relations. 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 Public Relations and their applicability in the professional field of Business & Media. More info...
Bachelor's Degree - Business & Media
Public Relations Online
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Bachelor's Degree - Public Relations