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Master's Degree - Business & Media
International Business via distance learning
This Master's Degree studies the domestic and foreign perspectives that form the context of business in a diverse, global, and interdependent world. It covers topics on socio-cultural diversity; ethical issues; political, legal and regulatory issues affecting business; environmental issues; and the impact of demographic diversity on organizations.
The Master's Degree online via distance learning provides students with specialized training. Students acquire practical knowledge and specific skills in courses related directly to the student's concentration. More info...
* 36 to 54 academic credits above a Bachelor's program.
* Duration ranges from 9 to 12 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% project.
* Admission is open for adults over 25 years of age.
* Bachelor's degree or international equivalent (3 to 4 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$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
36 ... 54 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
"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...
International Business via distance learning
36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 42 Academic credits - International Business Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 13 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 42 Academic credits: International Business 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...
University graduate level continuing education course.
Background in this field of study is recommended.
501IBU - International Business
502IBU - Business in Developing Nations
503IBU - Business in Less Developed Countries
504IBU - Business in Industrial Countries
505IBU - Trade Marks & Intellectual Rights
506IBU - International Trade
507IBU - International Distribution
508IBU - International Business Law
509IBU - Online Marketing
510IBU - World Politics & Globalization
511IBU - International Finance & Taxation
512IBU - E-Commerce
513IBU - Multinational Management
514IBU - International Business Management
Bibliography: International Business 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: Conflict Resolution - Diplomacy - Geopolitics & Geostrategy - International Law - International Relations - International Studies - International Trade - Maritime Port Management - Military Strategy - Peace Studies - Protocol & Etiquette - Translation & Interpretation .
Other additional subjects - For example:
Contemporary World History
East-West International Relations
International Business Management
International Conflict Resolution
International Crime & Security
International Finance & Taxation
International Legal Procedures
International Protocol & Etiquette
International Trade Operations
Marine Vessel Management
Maritime Port Management
Remote Sensing Systems
Translation & Interpretation
War Tactical Intelligence
World Politics & Globalization
+ 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).
Admission requirements: Master's - International Business
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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About on-campus education: “I was obsessed with traditional education. Year after year, I would stubbornly sign up for classes and then end up dropping out because of my job and trips restrictions. Today, I am forever thankful to BIU for providing me with an educational alternative”. More info...
Learning outcomes: Master's - International Business
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 5. Applicable knowledge and problem resolution.
Outcome resulting from course content analysis and practical applications included in the report.
The student will discuss in writing the interrelationships between International Business key concepts and will illustrate the contents with diagrams, charts, examples of practical application, and/or case studies. Several reviews and adjustments of the course contents will be necessary to meet the 20 to 35 pages report length limits and demonstrate a solid specialized knowledge of International Business and its applicability in the professional field of Business & Media. 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 International Business. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about International Business to different Business & Media decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...
Master's Degree - Business & Media
International Business Online
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Master's Degree - International Business