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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media
Finance & Economics via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree gives a thorough study of both finance and economics. Finance is a conceptual framework that unites corporate finance, investments, and financial institutions and shows how firms should be managed to increase wealth. On the other hand, economics integrates concepts and the application of the economic tools of analysis to a wide variety of situations. It covers economy since its earliest intellectual contributions to the evolution of contemporary economic philosophy. This program is designed from a decision-making perspective to deal with the practical and real-world financial-economical problems that confront executives daily.
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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"An investment in education always pays the best interest." Benjamin Franklin.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Finance & Economics via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 45 Academic credits - Finance & Economics Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 45 Academic credits: Finance & Economics 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.
601FIN - Finance & Economics
602FIN - Money & Banking
603FIN - Financial Science
604FIN - Economic Science
605FIN - Micro & Macro Economics
606FIN - Industrialized Countries Economy
607FIN - Financial Accounting & Analysis
608FIN - Financial Management
609FIN - Financial Markets & Institutions
610FIN - Economic Development
611FIN - Corporate Finance
612FIN - Capital Markets
613FIN - Creating & Managing Value
614FIN - Investment Strategies
615FIN - Economic Analysis
Bibliography: Finance & Economics 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: Economic Science.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Finance & Economics:
ACEDE - Asociación Científica de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa
AEA - American Economic Association
AEEFI - Asociación Española de Economía y Finanzas Internacionales
AEF - Association d'Économie Financière
AEFIN - Asociación Española de Finanzas
AFA - American Finance Association
AFEA - African Finance and Economic Association
ANEFAC - Associação Nacional dos Executivos de Finanças, Administração e Contabilidade
APEG - Association Nationale des Professeurs d'Économie et de Gestion
ASIBEAM - Asociación Iberoamericana de Economía, Administración y Marketing
ATSCAF - Association Touristique Sportive et Culturelle des Administrations Financières
BAFA - British Accounting and Finance Association
EBEA - Economics & Business Education Association
EEFA - European Economics and Finance Society
EFA - Eastern Finance Association
EFA - European Finance Association
FCIB - Association of Executives in Finance, Credit and International Business
FEDEA - Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada
FFCGT - Fédération des Finances CGT
IBEFA - International Banking, Economics and Finance Association
ICEA - International Consulting Economists Association
IEA - International Economic Association
IED - Institute of Economic Development
IEFS - International Economics and Finance Society
IIDF - Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho y Finanzas
NABE - National Association for Business Economics
RES - Royal Economic Society
SABE - Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics
SBFin - Sociedade Brasileira de Finanças
SCE - Society for Computational Economics
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 - Finance & Economics
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 - Finance & Economics
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 Finance & Economics. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Finance & Economics 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 Finance & Economics, 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
Finance & Economics Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Finance & Economics