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Bircham International University - Adult Degree Programs Online.


Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychology

General Psychology via distance learning


Psychology broadly approaches human problems (both individual and interpersonal) and explicitly discusses topics such as assessment, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, Doctor Ph.D. Degree development, administration, and research along with their applications to all types of human population, including children, adolescents, adults, elderly, families, groups, and people with disability. General psychology overlaps with other areas within the field of psychology (clinical and counseling) and neuroscience, as well as areas outside the field such as psychiatry and social work.


Academic Supervisor : Fernando Miralles
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...


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...



Faculty of Psychology via distance learning


Faculty of Psychology



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

General Psychology via distance learning


45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.


+ 42 Academic credits - General Psychology Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.



+ 42 Academic credits: General Psychology 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.


601PSY - General Psychology
602PSY - Human Development
603PSY - Human Body & Mind
604PSY - Causes of Mental Disorders
605PSY - Biological Psychology
606PSY - Psychophysiology
607PSY - Personality & Social Development
608PSY - Developmental Psychology
609PSY - Psychology of Personality
610PSY - Psychology of Perception
611PSY - Mental Biochemical Balance
612PSY - Counseling Psychology
613PSY - Psychotherapy
614PSY - Psychotherapeutic Strategies
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Bibliography: General Psychology 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 Psychology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Counseling Psychology.


Research work resources and network - Doctor - General Psychology:


ABPD - Associação Brasileira de Psicologia do Desenvolvimento
ABPSA - Associação Brasileira de Psicologia da Saúde
ACAMH - Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
AEPC - Asociación Española de Psicología Conductual
AFPSA - Association Francophone de Psychologie de la Santé
AIP - Association of Independent Psychotherapists
AMAPSI - Asociación Latinoamericana para la Formación y Enseñanza de la Psicología
APICSA - Asociación Psicológica Iberoamericana de Clínica y Salud
APS - Association for Psychological Science
APSYA - Asian Psychological Association
BPS - British Psychological Association
CANPA - Caribbean Alliance of National Psychological Associations
EADP - European Association of Developmental Psychology
EAOHP - European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology
EAPA - European Association of Psychological Assessment
EAPP - European Association of Personality Psychology
ECPA - European Community Psychology Association
EFPA - European Federation of Psychologists' Associations
EHPS - European Health Psychology Society
ENPP - European Network for Positive Psychology
EPS - Experimental Psychology Society
FCSN - Federation for Children with Special Needs
FEAP - Federacion Espanola de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas
FFPP - Fédération Française des Psychologues et de Psychologie
FIAPSI - Federación Iberoamericana de Asociaciones de Psicología
IAAP - International Association for Analytical Psychology
IAAP - International Association of Applied Psychology
IAIP - International Association of Individual Psychology
IAREP - International Association for Research in Economic Psychology
IARR - International Association for Relationship Research
IARTA - International Association of Relational Transactional Analysis
ICP - International Council of Psychologists
IPPA - International Positive Psychology Association
ISCP - International Society for Comparative Psychology
ISDP - International Society for Developmental Psychobiology
ISHPR - International Society of Critical Health Psychology
ISP - International Society for Psychophysics
ISSBD - International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development
ISTSS - International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
IUPS - International Union of Psychological Science
MEPA - Middle East Psychological Association
MHAW - Association for Mental Health and Wellness
SAPNA - South Asian Psychological Networking Association
SBP - Sociedade Brasileira de Psicologia
SBPA - Sociedade Brasileira de Psicologia Analítica
SFP - Societe Francaise de Psychologie
SIP - Sociedad Interamericana de Psicología
STAR - Stress and Anxiety Research Society
ULAPSI - União Latino-Americana de Entidades de Psi­colo­gia
WAIMH - World Association for Infant Mental Health
WFMH - World Federation for Mental Health
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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 - General Psychology

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 - General Psychology


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 General Psychology. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about General Psychology to different Psychology 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 General Psychology, 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...



BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychology

General Psychology Online


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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - General Psychology


Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning


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