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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Digital Media via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree in digital media explores any form of media that uses electronic devices for distribution. This form of media can be created, viewed, modified and distributed via electronic devices. Some examples of digital media are: commonly used software, video games, videos, websites, social media, and online advertising. Digital media includes any media encoded in machine-readable formats, so it can be created, viewed, distributed, modified, listened, and preserved on a digital electronics device.
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...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Digital Media via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 39 Academic credits - Digital Media Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 39 Academic credits: Digital Media 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.
601DME - Media Influence
602DME - Media & Communications
603DME - Internet Studies
604DME - Digital Studies
605DME - Fake News
606DME - Digital Media
607DME - Digital Marketing
608DME - Multimedia Communications
609DME - Digital Media Production
610DME - Social Media Management
611DME - Digital Production
Bibliography: Digital Media 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: Media & Communications.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Digital Media:
ABMDE - Associação Brasileira de Mídia Digital Embarcada
ABMDOH - Associação Brasileira de Mídia Digital Out-of-Home
ABRADI - Associação Brasileira dos Agentes Digitais
ABRAMIDIA - Associação Brasileira de Mídia Digital e Eletrônica
ADMARP - Association of Digital Marketing Professionals
AMEC - International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication
AMETIC - Asociación de Empresas de Electrónica, Tecnologías de la Información, Telecomunicaciones y Contenidos Digitales
APD - Asociación de Periodismo Digital
APP - Associação dos Profissionais de Propaganda
CMA - Content Marketing Association
DMA - Digital Marketing Association
DMA - Digital Media Association
DMC - Digital Marketing Community
EMA - eMarketing Association
EUDMA - European Digital Marketing Association
IAMCR - International Association for Media and Communication Research
iDMAa - International Digital Media and Arts Association
IMA - Internet Marketing Association
INMA - International News Media Association
ISMA - International Social Media Association
MECCSA - Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association
MMA - Mobile Marketing Association
SMA - Social Media Association
SMRA - Social Media Research Association
SMT - Social Media Today
SOMOS-DIGITAL - Asociación de Redes de Centros de Competencias Digitales
UFMD - Union Française du Marketing Direct & Digital
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 - Digital Media
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 - Digital Media
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 Digital Media. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Digital Media 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 Digital Media, 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 - Business & Media
Digital Media Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Digital Media