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Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Mythology & Occultism via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning

 

This program analyzes myths, customs, occult wisdom, believes, and rituals from all over the world since ancient Sumeria to the Greeks and Romans up to the Vikings, Inuits, Aztecs, and Aborigines. The great myths of the world and the occult knowledge underlying them give meaning to the fundamental events that characterize human existence: birth, death, conflict, loss, reconciliation, and seasons' cycles. With this wide perspective in mind, this program was developed to critically explore the most important mythological traditions and esoteric knowledge.

 

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

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

World Myths & Beliefs
Religion
Mythology
Occultism
Esoteric Traditions
Philosophy of Religion
Extrasensory Deceits
Parapsychology
Metaphysics

 

 

Mythology & Occultism via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Mythology & Occultism via distance learning = 27 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Mythology & Occultism via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + 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.

 

Master's Degree - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Mythology & Occultism via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 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. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Mythology & Occultism via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 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. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Mythology & Occultism via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
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World Myths & Beliefs
This course analyses religion as a universal aspect of human culture expressed in the form of believes and rituals that deal with supernatural beings, powers, and forces. It focuses on the characteristics of major indigenous beliefs and mythologies. It emphasizes the psychological, religious, and cultural meanings of myth.
Academic Supervisor : Joseph Kariuki Njino

Religion
This course offers an academic study of religion and emphasizes the following topics: common dimensions of religious experience, the interaction of religion and culture, theoretical accounts for religious belief and experience, the religious responses to archetypal problems of human experience, and the religious expression in myth, ritual, symbol, and social organization.
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

Mythology
This course covers mythologies, customs, believes, and rituals worldwide from ancient Sumeria, the Greeks and Romans to the Vikings, Inuits, Aztecs, and Aborigines. It presents cultural information on the peoples, their region, and origins. The great myths of the world give meaning to the fundamental events of human existence: birth, death, conflict, loss, reconciliation, and the cycle of the seasons.
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

Occultism
This course studies occult practices including magic, alchemy, extra-sensory perception, astrology, spiritualism, and divination. Occultism is based on a religious way of thinking, the roots of which stretch back to antiquity and can be described as the Western esoteric tradition. Its principal ingredients are Gnosticism, the Hermetic treatises on alchemy and magic, Neo-Platonism, and the Kabbalah. Occultism is c study of the inner (occult) nature of things, as opposed to the outer characteristics studied by science.
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

Esoteric Traditions
This course investigates esoteric traditions and the philosophical concerns they raise. It examines the relationship between philosophers and the myths and spiritual believes of their times, as well as the mutual influence they had in the evolution of esoteric knowledge, philosophic thoughts, and beliefs.
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

Philosophy of Religion
This course provides a philosophical analysis of the major religious concepts, such as God, the relationship between faith and reason, human nature, freedom of will, immortality, and the problem of evil.
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

Extrasensory Deceits
This course examines why scientists, philosophers, and theologians have held parapsychology in disdain. It also investigates the tricks and deceits used to simulate several parapsychological phenomena and the means used for the rigorous study and assessment of parapsychological experiments.
Academic Supervisor : Vladimir Viktorovich Tonkov

Parapsychology
This course articulates philosophical and empirical examinations that allows the parapsychological evidence to be taken seriously. It identifies four types of repeatable phenomena that suggest the reality of extrasensory perception and psychokinesis. It also examines five types of evidence about life after death: messages from mediums; apparitions; cases of the possession type; cases of the reincarnation type; and out-of-body experiences.
Academic Supervisor : Vladimir Viktorovich Tonkov

Metaphysics
This course examines problems such as the concepts of existence, essence, god, universals and particulars, the nature of change, possibility, causation, space, and time. Also, it discusses other traditional philosophical issues that form part of metaphysics namely free will, mind/body problem, soul, consciousness, and the existence of abstract entities (e.g. numbers).
Academic Supervisor : Richard Kaplan

 

Admission - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
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 and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Mythology & Occultism Online via distance learning

 

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 on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

AAI - Association Alpha International

ASWM - Association for the Study of Women and Mythology

CC - Cultura Clasica

DFE - Diccionario de Filosofía en Español

IASOP - International Association for the Preservation of Spiritualist and Occult Periodicals

IGOS - International Guild of Occult Sciences

International Association for Comparative Mythology

SEAMP - Sociedad Española de Amigos del Misterio y la Parapsicología

SEEC - Sociedad Española de Estudios Clásicos

SGI - Sociedade Gnóstica Internacional

SMF - Société de Mythologie Française

 

 

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