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Bircham International University - Adult Degree Programs Online.

 

Master's Degree - Life & Earth Sciences

Sustainable Agriculture via distance learning

 

This Master's Degree reviews the idea of agricultural sustainability; economic, ecological, and social components; landscape management; agri-food communities in urban and rural systems; pest management; water availability and use for irrigation and other purposes, and the importance of water to agriculture and society; in addition to the land, food, and nutrition and their impact on human health continuum.

 

Academic Supervisor : John Stanley Bircham
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

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$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).

 

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

 

 

Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences via distance learning

 

Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences

 

 

Master's Degree

Sustainable Agriculture via distance learning

 

36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.

Composition:

+ 42 Academic credits - Sustainable Agriculture Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 13 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

 

+ 42 Academic credits: Sustainable Agriculture 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.

 

501AGR Agriculture Science
502AGR Soil & Water Conservation
503AGR Drainage & Irrigation
504AGR Agriculture Machinery
505AGR Soil Fertility
506AGR Soil Improvement
507AGR Horticulture
508AGR Agriculture Production
509AGR Bioprocessing of Byproducts
510AGR Farm Management
511AGR Water & Waste Sanitation
512AGR Sustainable Agriculture
513AGR Plant Health Management
514AGR Agricultural Biotechnology
More info...

 

Bibliography: Sustainable Agriculture 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...
Click here to access the recommended bibliography.

 

 

+ 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: Agricultural Engineering.

 

Other additional subjects - For example: Agriculture Courses
Agrostology
Animal Ethology
Coastal & Marine Ecosystems
Dendrology
Forestry
Range Management
Soil Morphology
Watershed & Fisheries Management
Wood Science

 

 

+ 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Admission requirements: Master's - Sustainable Agriculture

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...

 

Click to Download... Application for Admission

 

 

Learning outcomes: Master's - Sustainable Agriculture

 

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 Sustainable Agriculture 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 Sustainable Agriculture and its applicability in the professional field of Life & Earth Sciences. 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 Sustainable Agriculture. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Sustainable Agriculture to different Life & Earth Sciences decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...

 

 

BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...

 

 

Master's Degree - Life & Earth Sciences

Sustainable Agriculture Online

 

Recognition - Distance degree programs - More info...
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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.

 

 

Master's Degree Sustainable Agriculture

 

Master's Degree Online via distance learning