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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Business & Media

Human Resources via distance learning


Companies are formed by people who need security and motivation. A good management of human resources ensures efficiency, quality, and productivity at all levels. This Doctor Ph.D. Degree combines the latest in research and theory to solve human resources problems effectively and practically. Nowadays, corporations seek the best in capability and productivity from their personnel. The goal of this program is to provide managers with tools to hire and sustain the right person in the right position.


Academic Supervisor : Charles R. Nichols
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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).


"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. It always seems impossible until it's done." Nelson Mandela.

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...



Faculty of Business & Media via distance learning


Faculty of Business & Media



Doctor Ph.D. Degree

Human Resources via distance learning


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


+ 36 Academic credits - Human Resources Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.



+ 36 Academic credits: Human Resources 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.


601HRM - Employment Law
602HRM - Training Programs
603HRM - Organizational Communication
604HRM - Organizational Administration
605HRM - Organizational Behavior
606HRM - Human Resources
607HRM - Employment Reward Strategies
608HRM - Labor & Management Relations
609HRM - Employees Supervision
610HRM - Working in Complex Systems
611HRM - Employee Dispute Resolution
612HRM - Human Resources Management
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Bibliography: Human Resources 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: Organizational Psychology.


Research work resources and network - Doctor - Human Resources:


ABRH - Associação Brasileira de Recursos Humanos
AEDIPE - Asociacion Centro de Dirección de Recursos Humanos
AEDIPE - Asociación Española de Dirección y Desarrollo de Personas
AEDRH - Asociación Española de Directores de Recursos Humanos
AEPRH - Asociación Española de Profesionales de Recursos Humanos
AGeCSO - Association pour la Gestion des Connaissances dans la Societé et les Organisations
AGERH - Associação dos Gestores de Recursos Humanos
ANDRH - Association Nationale des Ressources Humaines
ANGRH - Association Francophone de Gestion des Ressources Humaines
APDO - Asociación Profesional para el Desarrollo Organizacional
APFHRM - Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resources Management
ATD - Association for Talent Development
CGC - Club Gestion des Connaissances
EAPM - European Association for People Management
EGC - Association Extraction et Gestion des Connaissances
FEDEE - Federation of International Employers
FIDAGH - Federación Interamericana de Asociaciones de Gestión Humana
FMRH - Fédération Méditerranéenne des Ressources Humaines
HRPA - Human Resources Professionals Association
HRPS - Human Resources People + Strategy
HRS - Human Resources Society
HUMRRO - Human Resources Research Organization
IACM - International Association for Conflict Management
IAKM - International Association for Knowledge Management
IHRIM - International Association for Human Resources Management
IKMS - Information and Knowledge Management Society
ILO - International Labour Organization
KMA - Knowledge Management Association
KMPro - Knowledge Management Professional Society
NAHRMA - North American Human Resources Management Association
NHRA - National Human Resources Association
PIHRA - Professionals in Human Resources Association
SBGC - Sociedade Brasileira de Gestão do Conhecimento
SHRM - Society for Human Resource Management
WAW - World at Work
WFPMA - World Federation of People Management Associations
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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 - Human Resources

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 - Human Resources


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 Human Resources. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Human Resources 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 Human Resources, 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 - Business & Media

Human Resources Online


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Acceptance of these Distance Learning Higher Education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution, or company policy, or country legal framework.



Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Human Resources


Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online via distance learning


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