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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Psychology
Neural & Brain Science via distance learning
The juncture of biology and psychology, of brain and behavior... This Doctor Ph.D. Degree comprehensively covers --from the molecular level to the human conscious experience-- the relationship between the structural and physiological mechanisms of the brain/nervous system and the psychological reality of the mind. The program investigates molecular and cellular plasticity, neural and psychological development, sensory systems, motor systems, attention, memory, language, thought and imagery, emotion, evolutionary perspectives, and consciousness.
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...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Neural & Brain Science via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 36 Academic credits - Neural & Brain Science Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 36 Academic credits: Neural & Brain 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.
601NBS - Consciousness Studies
602NBS - Biological Psychology
603NBS - Cellular Neurobiology
604NBS - Natural Intelligent Systems
605NBS - Human Consciousness
606NBS - Developmental Neurobiology
607NBS - Neural & Brain Science
608NBS - Systems Neuroscience
609NBS - Cognitive Development
610NBS - Neurobiochemistry
611NBS - Cognitive Psychology
612NBS - Cognitive Neuroscience
Bibliography: Neural & Brain 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 Psychology from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Dream Studies & Oneirology.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Neural & Brain Science:
ACN - Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy
BNA - British Neuroscience Association
CNS - Cognitive Neuroscience Society
EBBS - European Brain and Behaviour Society
EMCCS - European Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society
ESN - European Society for Neurochemistry
ESN - Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology
FABBS - Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences
FALAN - Federation of Neuroscience Societies of Latin America and the Caribbean
FAONS - Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies
FENS - Federation of European Neuroscience Societies
FESN - Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology
FRC - Fédération pour la Recherche sur le Cerveau
IBANGS - International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society
IBNS - International Behavioral Neuroscience Society
IBRO - International Brain Research Organization
INNS - International Neural Network Society
INS - International Neuropsychological Society
SBN - Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociencias
SBNeC - Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociencias e Comportamento
SEN - Sociedad Española de Neurociencia
SFN - Society for Neuroscience
SN - Société des Neurosciences
SONA - Society of Neuroscientists of Africa
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 - Neural & Brain 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 - Neural & Brain 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 Neural & Brain Science. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Neural & Brain Science 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 Neural & Brain 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 - Psychology
Neural & Brain Science Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Neural & Brain Science