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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Arts & Humanities
Creative Arts via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree in creative arts explores the expressive power of creativity from different artistic perspectives. It considers the contributions from several disciplines such as art history, artistic design, creative writing, interior design, multimedia design and even performing arts. Creative arts constitute the best mean of expression for the human mind and emotions. This program is not focused on the practice of the artistic crafts and skills, but on the creativity process that triggers any artistic outcome. This outcome is important because it expresses the ideals and emotions of any society.
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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"It is not the degree that makes a man great, it is the man that makes the degree great." Niccolò Machiavelli.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Creative Arts via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 27 Academic credits - Creative Arts Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 27 Academic credits: Creative Arts 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.
601CRA - Visual Arts
602CRA - Decorative Elements
603CRA - Art & Philosophy
604CRA - Contemporary Art
605CRA - Art History
606CRA - Creativity
607CRA - Artistic Design
608CRA - Multimedia Design
609CRA - Creative Arts
Bibliography: Creative Arts 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: Artistic Design.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Creative Arts:
ACA - American Creativity Association
AFA - American Federation of Arts
AIADS - Association of Independent Art & Design Schools
AICAD - Association of Independent Colleges of Arts & Design
ANZACATA - Creative Arts Therapists in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia/Pacific
APCCA - Association for Person Centred Creative Arts
APITAC - Asociación Profesional Iberoamericana de Terapeutas Artísticos y Creativos
CAA - College Art Association
CAS - Creative Arts Society
CAW - Creative Art Works
CDA - Club des Directeurs Artistiques
CDEC - Club de Creativos
CIF - Creative Industries Federation
Créa-France - Association Française pour le Développement de la Créativité
CSEA - Canadian Society for Education through Art
CT - Creative Time
FAA - Fine Arts Association
FIBICC - Fundación Iberoamericana de las Industrias Culturales y Creativas.
IAA / AIAP - Asociación Internacional de Artes Plásticas
IACAET - International Association for Creative Arts in Education and Therapy
NAFAE - National Association for Fine Art Education
NASAD - National Association of Schools of Art and Design
NCCATA - National Coalition of Creative Arts Therapies Associations
RC - Revista de Creatividad, Arte y Sociedad
SAC - Society of Arts and Crafts
TAS - The Arts Society
UAAC - Universities Art Association of Canada
UAAMP - Universal Association of Arts And Management Professionals
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 - Creative Arts
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 - Creative Arts
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 Creative Arts. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Creative Arts 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 Creative Arts, 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
Creative Arts Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Creative Arts