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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Arts & Humanities
Human Rights via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree examines various legal, politics, and moral issues at the national and international levels. The goal is to identify the ideological and political motivations underlying global and regional regimes and Human Rights organizations. Also, it analyses how nations and political parties adapt the doctrines of Human Rights to their own interests. The program highlights some key aspects for developing methods that ensure the practical application of Human Rights principles internationally.
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$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
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Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Human Rights via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 42 Academic credits - Human Rights Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 42 Academic credits: Human Rights 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.
601HUR - Human Rights Policy
602HUR - Moral Principles
603HUR - Cross Cultural Social Perspectives
604HUR - Human Rights & Public Institutions
605HUR - Comparative Human Rights Law
606HUR - Criminal Behavior
607HUR - Terrorism
608HUR - International Public Law
609HUR - Law & Justice
610HUR - Human Rights
611HUR - Protection of Human Rights
612HUR - International Legal Procedures
613HUR - World Politics & Globalization
614HUR - Ethical Dilemmas
Bibliography: Human Rights 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 Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: International Law.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Human Rights:
ACHPR - African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights
ADDHU - Associação de Defesa dos Direitos Humanos
AEDH - Association Européenne pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme
AEDIDH - Asociación Española para el Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos
AHRC - Asian Human Rights Commission
AHRI - Association of Human Rights Institutes
AI - Amnesty International
ALDH - Associação Lusófona de Direitos Humanos
APRODEH - Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos
BIHR - British Institute of Human Rights
CDHCP - Centro de Derechos Humanos y Cultura de Paz
FBDH - Federaça Brasileira Dos Direitos Humanos
FDH - Federación Derechos Humanos
FGHR - Fund for Global Human Rights
FIDH - Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos
FIDH - Fédération Internationale des Droits de l'Homme
HRAC - Human Rights Action Center
HRLA - Human Rights Lawyers Association
HRS - Human Rights Society
HRW - Human Rights Watch
IAOHRA - International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies
IFHHRO - International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations
IFHR - International Federation for Human Rights
ISHR - International Society for Health and Human Rights
LDH - Ligue des Droits de l'Homme
MMDH - Mouvement Mondial des Droits Humains
UHR - United for Human Rights
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 Rights
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 Rights
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 Rights. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Human Rights to different Arts & Humanities 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 Rights, 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 - Arts & Humanities
Human Rights Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Human Rights