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

 

Faculty of Arts & Humanities via distance learning

 

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

 

Cultural Studies via distance learning

 

This program of cultural studies encompasses multidisciplinary perspectives to investigate how cultural practices relate to everyday life, history, knowledge, ideology, economy, politics, technology and the environment. Cultural studies views cultures not as fixed, bounded, stable and discrete entities, but rather as constantly interacting and changing sets of practices and processes. It seeks to understand how a culture is generated and disseminated and how cultural forces relate and interact.

 

Academic Supervisor : Sara Hejazi
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Cultural Studies Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Cultural Studies.

 

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: Ancient History - Anthropology - Archaeology - Comparative Literature - English Literature - Humanities - Language Studies - Museology - Mythology & Occultism - Philosophy & Critical Thinking - World History .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Cultural Studies 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: Cultural Studies via distance learning = 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 - Cultural Studies 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: Cultural Studies via distance learning = 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 Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Cultural Studies.

 

Master's Degree - Cultural Studies 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: Cultural Studies via distance learning = Academic credits + 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. For example: Cultural Studies. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Cultural Studies 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: Cultural Studies via distance learning = Academic credits + 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. For example: Cultural Studies. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

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Cultural Studies 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...

 

World Cultures
This course surveys human world cultures from earliest evidence to the development of civilizations. It provides a comparative exploration of the cultural factors shaping human behavior in selected cultures and examines the influences of varying environments on human and biocultural adaptations.
Academic Supervisor: Mari Schuldt

World Myths & Beliefs
This course analyses religion as a universal aspect of human culture expressed in the form of believes and rituals that deal with supernatural beings, powers, and forces. It focuses on the characteristics of major indigenous beliefs and mythologies. It emphasizes the psychological, religious, and cultural meanings of myth.
Academic Supervisor: Joseph Kariuki Njino

Civilization & Culture
This course studies how and why the first civilizations emerged and the preconditions necessary for state development: the domestication of plants/animals, the farming communities, the first cities, the religious ideologies, the evolution of language and its relationship to culture, and the progress of each civilization.
Academic Supervisor: Mari Schuldt

Society, Family & Marriage
This course presents various forms of social organization in tribal societies, including kinship groupings such as family and clan, as well as groups organized by age and sex. It provides a cross-cultural and historical approach that connects family systems to society and culture.
Academic Supervisor: Catherine Wanjiru Gachutha

Philosophic Trends
This course explores the foundations of the major philosophical trends and their representative philosophers. It addresses the practical similarities and differences between these philosophers and the methods they use to solve human problems.
Academic Supervisor: Agusti Guisasola Prados

Languages of the World
Language is a fundamental characteristic of the human species. This course provides a survey of the world's languages and focuses on their diversity and complexity, as well as their syntactic, phonological, and morphological properties.
Academic Supervisor: Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Literature & Culture
This course studies literature and its relation to culture. It focuses on literature as a cultural institution, directly related to the construction of individual identity and the dissemination and critique of values. Emphasis is placed on cross-cultural comparison of literary works.
Academic Supervisor: Peter A. Muckley

Social Welfare
This course analyses the nature and impact of economic/political/social ideologies in addition to the forces that shaped the evolution of western and other civilizations' responses to the poor, unemployed, sick and disabled, displaced, children-and-families-at-risk, widows and orphans, and racial/ethnic minorities.
Academic Supervisor: Djaber Nacer Eddine

Political Sociology
This course deals with power and domination in social relationships and the relationship between states and societies. It examines the states, political institutions, and processes and their role in different societies. It also explains how and why societies organize themselves in different forms of political institutions and how they function.
Academic Supervisor: Mª Teresa Martinho Almagro

World History
This course focuses on the study of world history with special emphasis on the political experience and its evolution in several countries and the interaction between society and philosophy in each era. The way we live now is the consequence of what happened in our past. Knowing our past is the best way to understand the goals and motivations that lead the humanity to conquer wonderful achievements and to suffer terrible disasters. Learning from our past mistakes will surely teach us how to solve today's problem. Upon request, this program may be adapted and focused to study the history of a specific country or epoch.
Academic Supervisor: Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

Cultural Studies
This course of cultural studies seeks to understand how a culture is generated and disseminated from the social, political and economic spheres. It attempts to explain and analyze how cultural forces relate and interact from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Academic Supervisor: Sara Hejazi

Language Studies
This course of language studies explores how languages and human communication work. It presents a global and interdisciplinary study of languages and linguistics.
Academic Supervisor:

Multicultural Diversity
The course shows how to deal with a different culture. It covers identity development, acculturation, class, prejudice and discrimination, demographics, and verbal and non-verbal communication in the context of different cultures and values. It examines the impact of different cultural backgrounds on managerial decisions and highlights the complexities of management in a global environment.
Academic Supervisor: Catherine Wanjiru Gachutha

Cultural Anthropology
This course examines the influences of varying environments on human and biocultural adaptations. It reviews settlement patterns, population size, and the effect of migration on ancient and modern populations. It studies the characteristics of the family life, rituals, social organization, as well as the customs and values of societies in several tribal cultures worldwide.
Academic Supervisor: Ana Isabel Navajas Jiménez

 

 

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Cultural Studies Online via distance learning

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Admission requirements - Cultural Studies

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 - Cultural Studies 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 Arts & Humanities via distance learning

Cultural Studies Online

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