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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Life & Earth Sciences
Scientific Research via distance learning
This Doctor Ph.D. Degree of scientific research explores how to conduct investigations for the purpose of contributing towards science by the systematic collection, interpretation and evaluation of data in a planned manner that may be presented and accepted by the scientific community. Scientific research provides an interdisciplinary approach that seeks to situate science in broad social, historical, and philosophical contexts. It explores the diverse branches of scientific knowledge and their contribution to contemporary knowledge, progress, society and controversy.
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
Scientific Research via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ Academic credits - Scientific Research Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ Academic credits: Scientific Research 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.
601SCR - Technological Science
602SCR - Data Science
603SCR - Numerical Analysis
604SCR - Data Management
605SCR - Data Analysis
606SCR - Engineering Economics
607SCR - Project Engineering Management
608SCR - Economic Analysis
609SCR - Innovation Management
610SCR - R&D Research & Development
611SCR - Applied Statistics
612SCR - Scientific Research
Bibliography: Scientific Research 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 Life & Earth Sciences from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Materials Science Engineering.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Scientific Research:
AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science
AACTE - Asociación para el Avance de la Ciencia y la Tecnología en España
ABC - Academia Brasileira de Ciências
ACAL - Academia de Ciencias de América Latina
AEC - Asociación Española de Científicos
AMCSTI - Réseau des Acteurs des Cultures Scientifique, Technique et Industrielle
ASTC - Association of Science and Technology Centers
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
COSCE - Confederación de Sociedades Científicas de España
CRA - Computing Research Association
EADI - European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes
EASST - European Association of Science & Technology
EPSRC - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
ERSA - European Regional Science Association
ESF - European Science Foundation
EUREC - European Renewable Energy Research Centres Agency
EUROSCIENCE - European Association for the Promotion of Science & Technology
FAS - Federation of American Scientists
FECYT - Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología
FST - Foundation for Science and Technology
IAP - Interacademy Partnership
IASTED - International Association of Science and Technology for Development
ICSU - International Council for Science
IESF - Ingénieurs et Scientifiques de France
IFORS - International Federation of Operational Research Societies
IRED - Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors
ISC - International Science Council
NORDP - National Organization of Research Development Professionals
OARS - Open Association of Research, Society
PTRCA - Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association
RADMA - Research and Development Management
RDS - Research & Development Society
SBPC - Sociedade Brasileira para o Progresso da Ciência
SEDIC - Sociedad Española de Documentación e Información Científica
SEIO - Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa
WFS - World Federation of Scientists
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 - Scientific Research
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 - Scientific Research
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 Scientific Research. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Scientific Research to different Life & Earth Sciences 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 Scientific Research, 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 - Life & Earth Sciences
Scientific Research Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Scientific Research