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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Engineering & Technology
Civil Engineering via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree constitutes a valuable source of the principles and techniques needed to design and manage all types of civil constructions such as highways, bridges, airports, etc. It incorporates innovations to construction, materials, and equipment.
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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. It always seems impossible until it's done." Nelson Mandela.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Civil Engineering via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 42 Academic credits - Civil Engineering Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 42 Academic credits: Civil Engineering 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.
601CIV - Surveying
602CIV - Land Use Planning
603CIV - Architectural Structures
604CIV - Concrete Design & Construction
605CIV - Steel Design & Construction
606CIV - Wood Design & Construction
607CIV - Materials Science
608CIV - Foundation Engineering
609CIV - Building Technology
610CIV - Construction Management
611CIV - Urban Design Implementation
612CIV - Civil Engineering
613CIV - Geotechnical Engineering
614CIV - Structural Engineering
Bibliography: Civil Engineering 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 Engineering & Technology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Structural Engineering.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Civil Engineering:
AAEE - Australasian Association for Engineering Education
ABCEM - Associação Brasileira da Construção Metálica
ABENC - Associação Brasileira de Engenheiros Civis
ABP - Associação Brasileira de Pontes e Estruturas
AFGC - Association Francaise de Genie Civil
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
ASEE - American Society for Engineering Education
ATCM - Association of Town and City Management
B&ES - Building & Engineering Services Association
CECA - Civil Engineering Contractors Association
ECCE - European Council of Civil Engineers
ENGC - Engineering Council (UK)
FEBRAE - Federação Brasileira de Associações de Engenheiros
IACEE - International Association for Continuing Engineering Education
IACES - International Association of Civil Engineering Students
IAENG - International Association of Engineers
ICE - Institution of Civil Engineers
ICE - Internet Civil Engineers Network
ICES - Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
IET - Institution of Engineering and Technology
IFEES - International Federation of Engineering Education Societies
IRED - Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors
LACCEI - Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions
NAAAEA - National Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects
NSBE - National Society of Black Engineers
SEFI - Societé Européene pour la Formation des Ingénieurs
SHPE - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
SWE - Society of Women Engineers
TCPA - Town and Country Planning Association
UACSE - Universal Association of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineers
WFEO - World Federation of Engineering Organizations
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 - Civil Engineering
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 - Civil Engineering
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 Civil Engineering. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Civil Engineering to different Engineering & Technology 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 Civil Engineering, 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 - Engineering & Technology
Civil Engineering Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Civil Engineering