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Bircham International University - Diploma Online.

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Life & Earth Sciences

Soil Science via distance learning

 

This Specialist - Expert Diploma presents the properties and mechanics of soil that govern its use for purposes related to plant growth, construction, and conservation. Topics include soil biology, chemistry, water, fertility, classification, and surveys. It relates these concepts to current soil management, wetland management, the use of Geographic Information Systems for soil mapping, and much more. It stresses on sustainable soil uses and prepares students to deal with current environmental issues, such as soil and water conservation, nutrient management, sustainable agriculture, etc.

 

Academic Supervisor : Rafif Srour
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The Bircham International University Specialist and Expert diploma online via distance learning offer professional training and continuing education for a specific job skill. More info...

* Duration ranges from 3 to 9 months.
* Program Structure: 100% based on textbooks.
* Applicants over 19 years of age are eligible for enrollment.
* The final exam consists of writing one or two 20 to 35 pages report based on your assigned textbook.

 

Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned undergraduate credit: 70 Euros (90 US$)

 

Specialist -Diploma Online via distance learning
15 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :1.050 Euros (1.350 US$).

Expert -Diploma Online via distance learning
21 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).

 

Study via Distance Learning from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year. More info...

 

 

Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences via distance learning

 

Faculty of Life & Earth Sciences

 

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma

Soil Science via distance learning

 

Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

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...

 

301SOI Land Use Planning
302SOI Environmental Impact
303SOI Geology
304SOI Soil & Water Conservation
305SOI Drainage & Irrigation
306SOI Hydrology
307SOI Soil Fertility
308SOI Soil Science
309SOI Soil Improvement
410SOI Soil Morphology
411SOI Soil Microbiology
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Bibliography: Soil 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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Admission requirements: Diploma - Soil 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: Diploma - Soil 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 3. General knowledge and comprehension.
Outcome resulting from reading the book and the selection of the main concepts from the course content.

The student will be able to identify and sort Soil Science key concepts by reading the course assigned textbook. These concepts will have to be classified and rearranged in order to prepare a coherent index or table of contents. This index will demonstrate the student's ability to grasp the interrelationships, hierarchy, and overall meaning of the Soil Science key elements. More info...

 

EQF LEVEL 4. Specialized knowledge and comprehension.
Outcome resulting from the course textbook content summary and draft report writing.

The student will examine the assigned textbook to integrate selected text extracts according to the previously elaborated table of contents in order to meet the written report format length limits (20 to 35 pages). Thus, the student may need to either expand the report content or summarize it further. This recurrent content adjustment will lead the student to interpret, synthesize, and reorganize the information read in the required textbook in order to demonstrate in writing a clear comprehension and specialized knowledge about Soil Science. More info...

 

 

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

 

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Life & Earth Sciences

Soil Science Online

 

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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.

 

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma Soil Science

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma Online via distance learning