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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Arts & Humanities
Artistic Design via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree is a philosophical examination of artistic creation and design. It discusses the impact of arts on everyday life and evaluates different design styles, approaches, and interpretations. It also addresses the problems encountered by design artists such as the talent's idea, the artist's personality, and the creative blocks, and shows the creative tools and inspirational resources needed by the artistic designer.
The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...
* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.
Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." Lao Tzu.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Artistic Design via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 33 Academic credits - Artistic Design Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 33 Academic credits: Artistic Design 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...
Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.
601DES - Visual Arts
602DES - Decorative Elements
603DES - XXth Century Art
604DES - Visual & Graphic Design
605DES - Logo & Packaging Design
606DES - Art History
607DES - Art Direction
608DES - Architecture Design
609DES - Landscape Art & Perception
610DES - Artistic Design
611DES - Creative Arts
Bibliography: Artistic Design 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. For example: Art History.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Artistic Design:
ABEDESIGN - Associação Brasileira de Empresas de Design
ADP - Associação de Designers de Produto
AFA - American Federation of Arts
AFD - Alliance Francaise des Designers
AIADS - Association of Independent Art & Design Schools
AICAD - Association of Independent Colleges of Arts & Design
AIGA - Professional Association for Design
ALADI - Asociación Latinoamericana de Diseño
ANPAP - Associação Nacional de Pesquisadores em Artes Plásticas
ARRA - Association Robots, Robotique & Art
AWID - Association of Women Industrial Designers
CAA - College Art Association
CDA - Club des Directeurs Artistiques
CFSD - Centre for Sustainable Design
CSEA - Canadian Society for Education through Art
DS - Design Society
FAA - Fine Arts Association
FAEB - Federação dos Arte Educadores do Brasil
IAA / AIAP - Asociación Internacional de Artes Plásticas
IAAA - International Association of Astronomical Artists
ICOD - International Council of Design
ICSID - International Council of Societies of Industrial Design
IDSA - Industrial Designers Society of America
IXDA - Interaction Design Association
NAFAE - National Association for Fine Art Education
NASAD - National Association of Schools of Art and Design
NSEAD - National Society for Education in Art and Design
READ - Red Española de Asociaciones de Diseño
RLD - Red Latinoamericana de Diseño
SAC - Society of Arts and Crafts
SBID - Society of British and International Design
SDA - Surface Design Association
SEGD - Society for Experiential Graphic Design
TAS - The Arts Society
UAAC - Universities Art Association of Canada
Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. 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...
+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).
Admission requirements: Doctor - Artistic Design
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: Doctor - Artistic Design
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 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.
The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Artistic Design. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Artistic Design to different Arts & Humanities decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...
EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.
The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Artistic Design, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Arts & Humanities
Artistic Design Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Artistic Design