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Distance degree programs for Adults & Professionals.

Bircham International University - Adult Degree Programs Online.


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Business Administration via distance learning


This Doctor Ph.D. Degree provides the knowledge necessary for entrepreneurs and business administrators to succeed in a business environment. Students will gain a wide perspective of enterprises' world, while acquiring specific skills in the area of planning and organization, finance, management, marketing, economics, as well as national and international markets. This updated program highlights the challenges facing the twenty-first-century business managers such as quality and customer management, the influence of technology and its integration, and the creation of new standards for business administration in periods of instability.


Academic Supervisor : Kao Kveng Hong
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...


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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).


"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...



Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning


Faculty of Business & Media



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

Business Administration via distance learning


45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.


+ 45 Academic credits - Business Administration Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.



+ 45 Academic credits: Business Administration 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.


601BUS - Marketing & Communication
602BUS - Business Marketing
603BUS - Business Finance
604BUS - Financial Science
605BUS - Product & Price Management
606BUS - Customer Relations Management
607BUS - Promotional Strategies
608BUS - Cost & Managerial Accounting
609BUS - Financial Management
610BUS - Management Information Systems
611BUS - Business Law
612BUS - Human Resources Management
613BUS - Financial Strategic Planning
614BUS - Strategic Marketing Management
615BUS - Business Administration & Management
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Bibliography: Business Administration 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. For example: Management Science.


Research work resources and network - Doctor - Business Administration:


ABA - Associação Brasileira de Administração
ABE - Association of Business Executives
ACEDE - Asociación Científica de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa
AEALCEE - Asociación Española de Alumnos de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
AECA - Asociación Española de Contabilidad y Administración de Empresas
AFAEMME - Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen
AMA - American Management Association
ANEFAC - Associação Nacional dos Executivos de Finanças, Administração e Contabilidade
APD - Asociación para el Progreso de la Dirección
APDC - Association des Professionnels et Directeurs Comptabilité et Gestion
APECA - Associação das Empresas de Contabilidade e Administração
APEE - Associação Portuguesa de Ética Empresarial
APEG - Association Nationale des Professeurs d'Économie et de Gestion
ASIBEAM - Asociación Iberoamericana de Economía, Administración y Marketing
BMA - Business Management Association
CABA - Chartered Association of Business Administrators
CEIB - Consejo de Empresarios Iberoamericanos
EBEA - Economics & Business Education Association
EBEN - European Business Ethics Network
EDAMBA - European Doctoral Programs Association in Management & Business Administration
FEBRAD - Federação Brasileira dos Administradores
FFA - Forum Francophone des Affaires
FREDLA - Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association
IABS - International Association For Business and Society
IAOM - International Association of Management
IBSA - International Business Structuring Association
ISBEE - International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics
ISOBL - International Society of Business Leaders
NABE - National Association for Business Economics
NBA - National Business Association
NSBA - National Small Business Association
OAM - The Oxford Association of Managers
SBA - Small Business Administration
SBE - Society for Business Ethics
SMS - Strategic Management Society
VBIZ - German Association of Innovation, Technology and Business
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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 - Business Administration

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 - Business Administration


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 Business Administration. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Business Administration to different Business & Media 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 Business Administration, 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...



BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Business Administration Online


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Acceptance of these Distance Learning Higher Education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution, or company policy, or country legal framework.



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business Administration


Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning


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