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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Economic Science via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree of economics science studies how people interact with things of value; in particular, the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics focuses on the behavior and interactions of economic agents and how economies work. Economics is a science because it can be approached scientifically, and its theories can be tested. However, economists aren't scientists because most of them set politically polarized statements.
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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"No matter what technology supports the education process, learning occurs only as a result of the active processing by our biological brain." William Martin, BIUCEO.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Economic Science via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 36 Academic credits - Economic Science Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 36 Academic credits: Economic Science 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.
601ECS - Finance & Economics
602ECS - Global Political Economy
603ECS - Money & Banking
604ECS - Economic Science
605ECS - Micro & Macro Economics
606ECS - Industrialized Countries Economy
607ECS - Natural Resource Economics
608ECS - Circular Economy
609ECS - Financial Markets & Institutions
610ECS - Economic Development
611ECS - Creating & Managing Value
612ECS - Economic Analysis
Bibliography: Economic Science 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: Econometrics.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Economic Science:
ACEDE - Asociación Científica de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa
ADIGITAL - Asociación Española de la Economía Digital
AEA - American Economic Association
AEALCEE - Asociación Española de Alumnos de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
AEE - Asociación Española de Economía
AFEA - African Finance and Economic Association
AFSE - Association Française de Science Economique
AIESEC - Association International of Educatees Studying in Economics and Commerce
ANDESE - Association Nationale des Docteurs ès Sciences Economiques et en Sciences de Gestion
APROCES - Associação de Professores de Ciências Económico-Sociais
APSES - Association des Professeurs de Sciences Economiques et Sociales
ASIBEAM - Asociación Iberoamericana de Economía, Administración y Marketing
CEBR - Centre for Economics and Business Research
CEPAL - Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe
EEA - European Economic Association
EEFA - European Economics and Finance Society
ESA - Economic Science Association
ESJ - Economic Sciences Journal
FEDEA - Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada
IAREP - International Association for Research in Economic Psychology
IBEFA - International Banking, Economics and Finance Association
ICEA - International Consulting Economists Association
IEA - International Economic Association
IED - Institute of Economic Development
IISES - International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences
RACEF - Real Academia de Ciencias Económicas y Financieras
RES - Royal Economic Society
SABE - Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics
SASE - The Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics
SEP - Sociedade Brasileira de Economia Política
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 - Economic Science
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 - Economic Science
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 Economic Science. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Economic Science 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 Economic Science, 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
Economic Science Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Economic Science